White as Wool!

If you are harboring hatred, malice, resentment, or content towards a family member, friend or associate, let it go today! Tell the people that you love that you love them because tomorrow is never promise. If this task is too difficult consider that it’s to one’s glory (or beauty) to overlook an offense (Proverbs 19:11). However, it requires prudence, patience, maturity, and wisdom. Overlooking an offense adorns the gospel and is a loving response that demonstrates we are indeed Christ’s disciples (John 13:35). One caveat: overlooking an offense is not a license to use silence as a weapon, or to harbor ill feelings that will come back to haunt the relationship later. Instead, it is having a clear conscience before God that this hurt is not at a level that it needs to be addressed (at least not right now), but a resolve to “forgive and forget.” In Jesus’s teaching on sin, he says to his disciples, “If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him, and if he sins against you seven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ you must forgive him.” (Luke 17:3–4) We all fall short of God’s glory (beauty)but thankfully Jesus’ perfect life, sacrificial death, and glorious resurrection made our scarlet sins as white as wool. (Isaiah 1:18)

About Noel Pinnock and Lowell Pinnock

Noel Pinnock is a published author and recognized expert with over 25 years of experience in transforming under performing companies into positions of prosperity and optimum value. He specializes in strategic, operational, and tactical services. As a nationally certified public manager, he has been responsible for overseeing many large-scale organizational transformations. We are #4given, saved by the blood of Christ.
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