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Offline serb1389

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Forgiveness
« on: March 18, 2013, 12:47:17 AM »
If i have scandalized you, or hurt you, or upset you, made you angry, unfairly treated you, moderated you without just cause or let you down in any way, please forgive me a sinner. 
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Re: Forgiveness
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2013, 01:46:45 AM »
If i have scandalized you, or hurt you, or upset you, made you angry, unfairly treated you, moderated you without just cause or let you down in any way, please forgive me a sinner. 

God forgives, and I forgive.

If I have scandalized or offended any of you, please forgive me a sinner.
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Re: Forgiveness
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2013, 02:11:17 AM »
I ask forgiveness, I extend forgiveness, and I rejoice in Our Lord's forgiveness.

If there is anything I can do or say to make ammends to anyone I have offended, please PM me and let me know.



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Re: Forgiveness
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2013, 09:01:02 AM »
Forgive me, a sinner.

My dear friends - all of you - God forgives and I forgive.

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Re: Forgiveness
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2013, 09:17:08 AM »

Please, forgive me, as well.

I've been amazed by some posts, judged others, argued with a few select individuals, and simply couldn't see eye to eye with a few.

I will try harder.

May God forgive us all!

I wish everyone a blessed, peaceful and fulfilling Great Lent! 

I really do love you all....even if I don't always show it.  :)
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Re: Forgiveness
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2013, 09:59:47 AM »
If i have scandalized you, or hurt you, or upset you, made you angry, unfairly treated you, moderated you without just cause or let you down in any way, please forgive me a sinner. 

I guess that I have always had an issue with these kinds of posts.  Shouldn't one repent before they ask forgiveness?  Or is this like the Protestants where as long as we are sorry and feel bad, we are forgiven and can go ahead and continue with whatever it was that we were doing?  I won't ask for any of your forgiveness because if what I have done and written is right, I don't need it.  On the other hand, if what I have done or written is wrong, I would rather that you pray that I see the error of my ways so that I can repent and turn around the other way.  Because if I don't, your forgiveness will not matter anyway. 
I would be happy to agree with you, but then both of us would be wrong.

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Re: Forgiveness
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2013, 10:11:56 AM »
If i have scandalized you, or hurt you, or upset you, made you angry, unfairly treated you, moderated you without just cause or let you down in any way, please forgive me a sinner. 

I guess that I have always had an issue with these kinds of posts.  Shouldn't one repent before they ask forgiveness?  Or is this like the Protestants where as long as we are sorry and feel bad, we are forgiven and can go ahead and continue with whatever it was that we were doing?  I won't ask for any of your forgiveness because if what I have done and written is right, I don't need it.  On the other hand, if what I have done or written is wrong, I would rather that you pray that I see the error of my ways so that I can repent and turn around the other way.  Because if I don't, your forgiveness will not matter anyway. 

For me I take it as the Lords Prayer. 

Forgive my trespasses as I forgive those who trespass against me. 

My repentance is between me & my spiritual father.  Forgiveness according to the Lord's Prayer is required of all
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Re: Forgiveness
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2013, 10:45:04 AM »
There are various ways to say things to others, and sadly I am often argumentative and snarky and take the low road. For this and many other things, I ask your forgiveness.
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