"Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works."
(Titus 2:14 KJV)
We have trouble comprehending the complete forgiveness of God. He is awesome and large enough to encompass all the universes which He created, so God is able to forgive you. We often make Our Awesome God too small. But repentance is the key to being forgiven. Proverbs 28:13 (KJV) says, "He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy."
If you can confess it to Our Awesome God, you can be forgiven of it! It doesn't matter what you've done, if you turn to God, confess your sins and repent, He will forgive you of ALL unrighteousness... that includes anything you've done. It is important that you confess them to God! 1 John 1:9 (KJV) states, "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness."
Do you know that Christ's death on the cross demonstrated Our Awesome God's great and deep love for you? That's right! Romans 5:8 (KJV) says, "But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us."
Christ's death on the cross was not just a demonstration of Our Awesome God's love for 'good people', but for all those who have lived or will live in the world! John 3:16(KJV) states, "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." He wanted all of us in heaven with Him but not at the cost of His righteousness! So He sent Christ to absorb our sins.
Our Awesome God does not remember your forgiven sins (Psalms 103:12), so why should you? God wants us to forgive ourselves, as He has forgiven us, and allow Jesus' blood to wash clean our conscience from all the evil we have done! God's forgiveness is for all who repent! Just try to learn from it. Praise God!
LWBC is a Bible believing church that tries to live Jesus Christ's commandment to "love one another as I have loved you" (John 15:12 KJV). Join us this Sunday as we learn more about Our Awesome God and teach others from His Holy Bible. Our church starts with small groups on Sunday at 9:30 AM and Worship Service at 10:30 AM. On Sunday evening at 6:00 PM, a Bible Study meets along with AWANA for children until 7:30 PM. And there is more during the week. We love visitors!
Flo & Bill