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« on: January 26, 2014, 03:19:18 PM »

There are a few people I find myself hard not to hold a grudge against in my heart. Usually I find it pretty easy to forgive but some offenses go deeper and hurt more, even though I do not want to I find hatred in my heart against these people. The devil will not leave me alone with angry thoughts towards these people, with accusations against their faults. Reading the Gospel of Matthew and what Our Lord says and the Lord's Prayer, I want to forgive the faults of my enemies. Prayers would be appreciated. God forgives us for forgiving, and holding hatred and a grudge in our heart's is what causes us to be judged harshly. But it's easier said than done because sometimes offenses run deep into the human heart. I am not the type to normally hold grudges against people. I think it foolish and a sign of weakness. But every man has his weak point because he is human. I know mine. The passion that makes you want to hit someone or insult them is hard to resist sometimes, whether in person or in the heart.
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« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2014, 03:27:54 PM »

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« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2014, 04:12:31 PM »

In the attempt to forgive, it helps to see ourselves as the chief sinner, worst of all. Then it is a little easier to understand others being weak, and doing those things that hurt us, pray for them, and then we will be forgiven, I know it is harder to do, I have my own demons who want me to hate my enemies, and it is easier to hate than to love when you are hurt by others.
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« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2014, 04:21:57 PM »

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« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2014, 12:41:19 AM »

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« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2014, 01:34:44 AM »

In the attempt to forgive, it helps to see ourselves as the chief sinner, worst of all. Then it is a little easier to understand others being weak, and doing those things that hurt us, pray for them, and then we will be forgiven, I know it is harder to do, I have my own demons who want me to hate my enemies, and it is easier to hate than to love when you are hurt by others.
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« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2014, 01:17:08 AM »

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« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2014, 04:29:55 PM »

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