Search ResultsAdvent Confession Here’s a responsive advent prayer of confession that acknowledges several ways in which we fail (i.e. unwillingness to change our hearts, not caring about the stranger), with the repeated congregational response for mercy and forgiveness.
God, How Can We Forgive©
See more hymns... Confession and Forgiveness This is a prayer of confession inspired by inspired by 2 Samuel 11:1-15 and John 6:1-21, and an assurance of forgiveness inspired by Ephesians 3:20. | | Forgiveness These quotations from Frederick Buechner focus on how pride and guilt impact our ability to offer and to accept forgiveness. | | Illogical Forgiveness Investigating why Paul admitted to "madness" in 2 Corinthians 5:13-321, David E. Fredrickson's commentary suggests that Paul encouraged forgiveness that defies "the logic of common sense" by blotting out wrongs regardless of efforts to reconcile matters. | | Forgive Us Our Sins, As We Forgive Those Who Sin Against Us Reflecting on Jesus' teaching that we should forgive others when asking our Father for forgiveness, this devotional by Mark D. Roberts on Luke 11:4 explains God forgives us to "enable us" to become reconciled to others. | | Forgiving Our Debtors, According to Augustine This resource provides Augustine of Hippo's commentary on debt and forgiveness. He draws from Matthew 18:21-35 as well as from Matthew 6:12, the portion of the Lord's Prayer on forgiveness. | | Forgiveness: The First Step to Love Jesus eats with the sick who need forgiveness and we find ourselves among them. This daily meditation on Luke 5:27-32 includes prayers and reflections that turn our hearts toward loving the sick and ourselves as Jesus... | Forgiveness from the Heart In Luke 6:36-38, we learn that Christian forgiveness involves waiving our claim to damages. It is to trust that goodness is ultimately more attractive to the human heart than the idol of evil. |