|Posted by livefreecounselling on February 21, 2010 at 4:48 AM|
Have you ever been really hurt by someone?..when you can feel the hurt deep down in your soul!?
Well, I have...and at times like those forgiveness seems like the most absurd response that anyone could have suggested! That is when I remember the scripture about God's ways being higher than ours -
”For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. For 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
I have to say that I also know what it feels like to be so determined not to forgive someone for so long that I become so bitter (and emotionally drained) that I can almost taste it in my mouth...and it's not a nice taste.
Somehow, everytime I obey God's Word and forgive - even though they don't deserve it - I feel free, and light and like I can live again. You know what ?! God will deal with them for me...in His own way!