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Author : Julia Frazier White Category : Self-Help Publisher : Xlibris Corporation ISBN : 1456843117 Type book : PDF & Epub
Page book : 155
Forgiveness: Learning How to Forgive by Julia Frazier White is a book for people who have been deeply hurt and caught in a vortex of anger, depression, and resentment. Julia White shares how forgiveness can reduce anxiety and depression while increasing self esteem and hopefulness toward ones future. This fresh new work demonstrates how forgiveness, approached in the correct manner, benefits the forgiver far more than the forgiven. Filled with wisdom and warm encouragement, the book leads the reader on a path that will bring clarity and peace. The act of forgiving is itself an exercise in restoring oneself to wholeness. When a heinous act is committed, sometimes one wonders if forgiveness is even possible. In this ground-breaking book, Dr. White gives us the seven steps that are taken in the forgiveness process. When we forgive, she says, we set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner we set free is us. In an easy-to-read yet astute analysis of the meaning and value of forgiveness, Dr. White teaches the reader that forgiveness is a way of healing. She takes as her model sound biblical principles and outlines the many subtleties involved in forgiveness, such as distinguishing anger from hate, and noting that we only forgive those we blame (including ourselves). Forgetting may be more difficult, but at least Forgiveness: Learning How to Forgive can help us along the path toward release and healing.
Author : Rosemarie Downer Ph.D. Category : Religion Publisher : WestBow Press ISBN : 9781973621171 Type book : PDF & Epub
Page book : 229
The High Call of Forgiveness exposes the strategy of the enemy that has caused too many of us to become trapped in a state of unforgiveness. From the pages of this book, you will learn the strategies of the enemy of your soul. By knowing the mode of operation of your opponent, you will become well equipped to fight him with intelligence. You will also learn that offense is a direct attempt by Satan to block the answer to the powerful prayer that Jesus prayed for us in John 17, that we may be one! Knowledge is power. By knowing this, you will learn to position yourself against the attack of the enemy. Rosemarie Downer takes you on an eye-opening and honest journey of self-examination. You will ask yourself and find answers to questions like these: What got me here? How can I get unstuck? How is it that I know what the Word of God say about unforgiveness, yet I find it so difficult to obey? The High Call of Forgiveness addresses: Why most people find it difficult to forgive The role of emotional hunger and emotional wounds in hindering us from forgiving others The importance of obtaining emotional healing The blessings associated with forgiveness The hand of God in our lives, even when others hurt us
Author : Dr. Nancy C. Winston Category : Family & Relationships Publisher : Xlibris Corporation ISBN : 9781796056877 Type book : PDF & Epub
Page book : 76
A Wife’s Journey to Forgiveness was birthed by the personal experiences of the author while married to her late husband after his struggle with substance abuse. It is a glimpse of what is required of us, by God, to give and to receive forgiveness. Deciding to forgive or not to forgive, forced her to reach beyond where she could reach and see beyond what she could see and rely totally on God. While contemplating forgiveness, God took the author on a journey of acquiring knowledge and allowed her to gain a deeper understanding of what forgiveness encompass. Also, the book speaks of the personal testimony of the author; identifying where she stood in moments of her tender pain and suffering. As the author journeys through the pitfalls of hurt and disappointment that was prevalent in her marriage, she was reminded that God’s word is real and His mercies endureth forever. Ultimately, she realized that forgiveness was not for her husband, but the act of being able to forgive was for her. Through it all she acquired a more profound understanding of forgiveness. This book is equipped with many scriptural references to aid the reader in his//her quest of forgiveness. “Now unto Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us.” Ephesians 3:20
Author : L. Gregory Jones Category : Religion Publisher : InterVarsity Press ISBN : 9780830868179 Type book : PDF & Epub
Page book : 140
Hearing the call to forgive is different from knowing how to practice forgiveness at home and in the world. In this book, Greg Jones and Célestin Musekura describe how churches and communities can cultivate the habits that make forgiveness possible, not only in situations like genocide but also in everyday circumstances of marriage, family and congregational life.
Author : J.C. Ryle Category : Religion Publisher : Ravenio Books ISBN : Type book : PDF & Epub
Page book : 536
“If the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?”—1 Corinthians 14:8 THE volume now in the reader’s hands consists of a series of papers, systematically arranged, on the leading truths of Christianity which are “necessary to salvation.” Few, probably, will deny that there are some things in religion about which we may think other people hold very erroneous views, and are, notwithstanding, in no danger of being finally lost. About baptism and the Lord’s Supper,—about the Christian ministry,—about forms of prayer and modes of worship,—about the union of Church and State,—about all these things it is commonly admitted that people may differ widely, and yet be finally saved. No doubt there are always bigots and extreme partisans, who are ready to excommunicate every one who cannot pronounce their Shibboleth on the above-named points. But, speaking generally, to shut out of heaven all who disagree with us about these things, is to take up a position which most thoughtful Christians condemn as unscriptural, narrow; and uncharitable. On the ether hand, there are certain great truths of which some knowledge, by common consent, appears essential to salvation. Such truths are the immortality of the soul,—the sinfulness of human nature, the work of Christ for us as our Redeemer, the work of the Holy Ghost in us,—forgiveness, justification,—conversion,—faith,—repentance,—the marks of a right heart,—Christ’s invitations,—Christ’s intercession, and the like. If truths like these are not absolutely necessary to salvation, it is difficult to understand how any truths whatever can be called necessary. If people may be saved without knowing anything about these truths, it appears to me that we may throw away our Bibles altogether, and proclaim that the Christian religion is of no use. From such a miserable conclusion I hope most people will shrink back with horror. To open out and explain these great necessary truths,—to confirm them by Scripture,—to enforce them by some appeals to the conscience of all who read this volume,—this is the simple object of the series of papers which is now offered to the public. The name which I have selected will prepare the reader to expect no new doctrines in this volume. It is simple, unadulterated, old-fashioned Evangelical theology. It contains nothing but the “Old Paths” in which the Apostolic Christians, the Reformers, the best English Churchmen for the last three hundred years, and the best Evangelical Christians of the present day, have persistently walked. From these “paths.” I see no reason to depart. They are often sneered at and ridiculed, as old-fashioned, effete, worn out, and powerless in the Nineteenth Century. Be it so. “None of these things move me.” I have yet to learn that there is any system of religious teaching, by whatever name it may be called, High, or Broad, or Romish, or Neologian, which produces one quarter of the effect on human nature that is produced by the old, despised system of doctrine which is commonly called Evangelical. I willingly admit the zeal, earnestness, and devotedness of many religious teachers who are not Evangelical. But I firmly maintain that the way of the school to which I belong is the “more excellent way.” The longer I live the more I am convinced that the world needs no new Gospel, as some profess to think. I am thoroughly persuaded that the world needs nothing but a bold, full, unflinching teaching of the “old paths.” The heart of man is the same in every age. The spiritual medicine which it requires is always the same. The same Gospel which was preached by Latimer, and Hooper, and Bradford, ruby Hall, Deviant, Usher, Reynolds, and Hopkins,—by Manton, Brooks, Watson, Charnock, Owen, and Gurnall,—by Romaine, Venn, Grimshaw, Hervey, and Cecil,—this is the gospel which alone will do real good in the present day. The leading doctrines of that gospel are the substance of the papers which compose this volume. They are the doctrines, I firmly believe, of the Bible and the Thirty-nine Articles of the Church of England. They are doctrines which, I find, wear well, and in the faith of them I hope to live and die. I repeat most emphatically that I am not ashamed of what are commonly called “Evangelical principles.” Fiercely and bitterly as those principles are assailed on all sides,—loudly and scornfully as some proclaim that they have done their work and are useless in this day, I see no evidence whatever that they are defective or decayed, and I see no reason for giving them up. No doubt other schools of thought produce great outward effects on mankind, gather large congregations, attain great popularity, and by means of music, ornaments, gestures, postures, and a generally histrionic ceremonial, make a great show of religion. I see it all, and I am not surprised. It is exactly what a study of human nature by the light of the Bible would lead me to expect. But for real inward effects on hearts, and outward effects on lives, I see no teaching so powerful as thorough, genuine Evangelical teaching. Just in proportion as the preachers of other schools borrow Evangelical weapons and Evangelical phraseology I see them obtaining influence. No doubt the good that is done in the world is little, and evil abounds. But I am certain that the teaching which does most good is that of the despised Evangelical school. It is not merely true and good up to a certain point, and then defective and needing additions, as some tell us; it is true and good all round, and needs no addition at all. If those who hold Evangelical views were only more faithful to their own principles, and more bold, and uncompromising, and decided, both in their preaching and their lives, they would soon find, whatever infidels and Romanists may please to say, that they hold the only lever which can shake the world. The readers of the many tracts which God has allowed me to send forth for thirty years, must not expect much that they have not seen before, in “Old Paths.” Experience has taught me, at last, that the peculiar tastes of all classes of society must be consulted, if good is to be done by the press. I am convinced that there are thousands of people in England who are willing to read a volume, but will never look at anything in the form of a tract. It is for them that I now send forth “Old Paths.” Those who read through this book continuously, and without a pause, will, doubtless, observe a certain degree of sameness and similarity in some of the papers. The same thoughts are occasionally repeated, though in a different dress. To account for this, I will ask them to remember that most of the papers were originally written separately, and at long intervals of time, in some cases of as much as twenty years. On calm reflection, I have thought it better to republish them, pretty much as they originally appeared. Few readers of a religious book like this read it all through at once; and the great majority, I suspect, find it enough to read quietly only one or two chapters at a time. I now send forth the volume with a deep sense of its many defects; but with an earnest prayer that it may do some good. J. C. LIVERPOOL. This classic includes the following chapters: Chapter 1. Inspiration Chapter 2. Our Souls! Chapter 3. Few Saved! Chapter 4. Our Hope! Chapter 5. “Alive or Dead?” Chapter 6. Our Sins! Chapter 7. Forgiveness Chapter 8. Justification Chapter 9. The Cross of Christ Chapter 10. The Holy Ghost Chapter 11. Having the Spirit Chapter 12. Conversion Chapter 13. The Heart Chapter 14. Christ’s Invitation Chapter 15. Faith Chapter 16. Repentance Chapter 17. Christ’s Power to Save Chapter 18. Election Chapter 19. Perseverance
Author : Joe Beam Category : Forgiveness of sin Publisher : Simon and Schuster ISBN : 9781878990662 Type book : PDF & Epub
Page book : 264
Many Christians have an intellectual sense of forgiveness, but remain guilty in their feelings. Joe Bean addresses this dilemma, unmasking fears and proclaiming assurances from God's Word that bring peace to the heart that craves it.
Author : Evelyn Watkins Category : Religion Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers ISBN : 9780768484830 Type book : PDF & Epub
Page book : 74
Carve Away the Hard Places of Your Heart and Experience Wholeness! Pain is a part of life. When dealing with a difficult situation or event, our bodies both physically and emotionally develop callouses to instinctively shield us from further hurt or injury. While this may be necessary and even helpful for a season, there comes a time when these callouses, which once protected us, become a hindrance to experiencing the abundant life, love and relationships we were destined to enjoy. In this book, you will discover: Resilience is your key to overcoming Your deepest wounds become defining moments and life messages Forgiveness is your life’s turning point Practical tools to carve away the hard places of your heart You can receive love again Get ready to smooth out the hard places of your soul, receive healing for the past, and enjoy love and the life the way God originally intended for you—with an open, uncalloused heart!
Author : Brian Adams Category : Religion Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers ISBN : 9780768488173 Type book : PDF & Epub
Page book : 208
Power Up Today! You can be healed through the power of forgiveness. Supernatural healing is available! Faith moves God, but forgiveness releases His power. When you chose to forgive, you break the legal right the devil has to torment you mentally, physically, and financially. The Kingdom of God is peace, righteousness, and joy—this is the atmosphere God intends for you. When you refuse to forgive, you are turned over to satan’s tormentors until the debt has been paid. Fear has torment; therefore, fears, phobias, sicknesses, and pains are given rights to inflict your body, mind, and finances. But through repentance and forgiveness, you can be healed and set free—now. Deep discussions include unforgiveness toward: Self. Others. God. The Power of Forgiveness is a concise manual about supernatural healing that explores the connection between forgiveness and physical, emotional, and spiritual healing. This revelation forever changed the author’s personal life and his ministry. The many modern-day, true-life stories of those healed through the power of forgiveness inspire a deeper level of intimacy with Father God.