True repentance is one of the single most powerful decisions we can make. It’s all about reversal. It takes the pause that regret gives us and transforms it into a full fledged stop and consider moment. This moment now becomes the catalyst for a reversal of direction which takes the well being of the wronged individual and makes it our priority. Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name for more details.
Does repentance mean we carry the results of our sins with us every day as a reminder of the destructiveness of what we did? Does it mean we say we are sorry and then move on? Does being repentant, especially for big sins, have to be renewed like a subscription?
Everyone hurts someone at some point in their lives, whether it is intentional or not. Many of us carry the scars of past disappointments, broken trust, or just plain tragedy with us for our entire lives. Even though we know what forgiveness is, sometimes it seems too hard to truly exercise it because it seems that if we forgive, then we are somehow letting the other party off the hook. Is this true? Stay with us as we look into what forgiveness is and what it is not and try and get our arms around one of the greatest earthly powers that God ever gave us!