40 Day Devotional: Day 33: Forgiveness

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Part of being human is to make mistakes and be imperfect.
Today I visited someone I hadn’t visited for a very long time. Partly because of health circumstances, but also partly because of an accumulating sense of guilt.

I am very glad that I’m forgiven, by God and by the person I visited today as well. The hardest thing is self-forgiveness though, but when I look at the cross on which Jesus died, I think: who am I to deny myself forgiveness if God has given it to me so freely?

‘To err is human, to forgive divine’
Alexander Pope, poet.

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