5 results for tag: forgive


Does God Forgive and Forget?

Q: While attending a Bible study one night in a church I used to attend the pastor stated, "when we ask forgiveness of God, he does forgive us but he never really does forget." He was "clarifying" Hebrews 10:17. The pastor said, "After all, he is God, he knows everything, it would be impossible for him to forget." I find myself angry at this minister even today and I haven't seen him in years. I believe God does forget—however in the back of my mind this minister's comments still haunt me. Please, tell me, does God forget or not? A: I think I know what the minister may have meant. Part of what he may have been trying to say might be true, but ...

Does God Forgive AND Forget? Q&A with Greg Albrecht

  Q: While attending a Bible study one night in a church I used to attend the pastor stated, "when we ask forgiveness of God, he does forgive us but he never really does forget." He was "clarifying" Hebrews 10:17. The pastor said, "After all, he is God, he knows everything, it would be impossible for him to forget." I find myself angry at this minister even today and I haven't seen him in years. I believe God does forget—however in the back of my mind this minister's comments still haunt me. Please, tell me, does God forget or not?   A: I think I know what the minister may have meant. Part of what he may have been trying to say might ...

Have You Forgiven God? – Greg Albrecht

"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the LORD. As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts."—Isaiah 55:8-9 A few years ago I officiated at a funeral service for someone I had never known. I interviewed people who had known the deceased, and in the process I found out some dark and disturbing things. What do you say at a funeral when you can't find anyone who ever knew the person who has anything good to say about them? What can you say at a memorial service when surviving friends and relatives are having a difficult time forgiving God ...

September 2017

CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Articles: The Circle Cannot Be Broken – pg. 1 Why Forgive? – pg. 2 Does the Trinity Really Matter? – pg. 5 In Dark Times – pg. 7 Quotes & Connections – pg. 8 CLICK on MAGAZINE COVER BELOW for Flipping Page Format

Summer 2016

Articles: Whose Image Is on the Coin? Religion & Politics - p4 Why We Love The Walking Dead - p8 I Wish the Bible Had Never Been Written - p14 God Is Not a Monster - p15 The Gospel in Three Words - p17 Because He First Loved Us - p18 Raising Children Un-fundamentalist - p20 You Don't Need Another Study Bible - p21 Putting the World Back Into Christianity - p23 Burning Ember: The Steve Bell Adventure - p25 Father, Forgive Us - p28 Walking Through Minefields Together - p29 Missing What Mark? -p31