Friday, 28 December 2012

Today Reminder - 28 December 2012 (Forgive)

A reminder for today
"Get away from all these people so that I can instantly destroy them!" But Moses and Aaron fell face down on the ground. And Moses said to Aaron, "Quick, take an incense burner and place burning coals on it from the altar. Lay incense on it, and carry it out among the people to purify them and make them right with the LORD. The LORD's anger is blazing against them—the plague has already begun." (Numbers 16:45-46)


It is amazing how many times the Israelites angered God and how many times Moses pleaded with the Lord to forgive them and not to destroy them. In so many ways they rallied against Moses and complained that you would think Moses would let the Lord destroy them as He wanted, yet Moses acted and pleaded with the Lord.

This made me think. How many times does the Lord Jesus plead for us in a day? Have we anger God in such a way that He wanted to destroy us? If we are forgiven so many times for our foolish mistakes, how many times do we forgive other and do we forget or do we always hold it against them?

My dear friend, in forgiving we are set free. Anger and hate are tools that the enemy uses to control us. By forgiving and forgetting we are breaking the foothold of the enemy and we leave them no place in our lives. 

Remember: Forgiveness goes both ways. You must also forgive yourself!

I pray that you will forgive and forget just as the Lord has forgiven you, in Jesus name.

Have an awesome day, dear friend of Jesus.