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Greg Laurie Devotional | 12 September 2022

Greg Laurie Devotional | 12 September 2022

Greg Laurie Devotional | 12 September 2022

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Greg Laurie Devotional 12 September 2022 Written By Greg Laurie

TOPIC: The High Cost of Unforgiveness

SCRIPTURE: Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.  —Ephesians 4:31–32

MESSAGE

There will come a moment in your life when you’ll have your last conversation with someone you love. You may not realize it’s your last one, which is why it’s always a good thing to end your conversation with the words “I love you.”

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When the Lord called our son Christopher home, he knew that we loved him because we always told him that we did. It’s a very important thing to do.

Our loved ones can’t read our minds. Think about those you love, those who mean a lot to you. Tell them that you love them, even if you think they already know. Don’t wait until it’s too late.

Also, keep short accounts and forgive. Realize that people will disappoint you, even people you love. We all will face hurt and pain in life, but what we don’t want to do is harbor grudges.

Studies suggest that those who don’t forgive are more likely to experience high blood pressure, bouts of depression, and problems with anger, stress, and anxiety. When we forgive others, we’re not letting them off the hook. Rather, we’re avoiding misery in our own lives.

Greg Laurie Devotional | 12 September 2022

 

I’ve said before that when you forgive someone, you set a prisoner free: yourself. The apostle Paul wrote to the believers in Ephesus, “Be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you” (Ephesians 4:32 NLT).

I think of the story of Joseph in the Book of Genesis and the horrible things that Joseph suffered because his brothers betrayed him. At the time that he could have had them all executed, he instead forgave them and said, “But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive” (Genesis 50:20 NKJV).

Forgive. Don’t live in a self-imposed prison of anger, bitterness, and resentment, which can ruin your life.

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Thanks for reading Greg Laurie’s Daily Devotions 12th September 2022 Message. For more relevant and biblical teaching from Pastor Greg Laurie, go to www.harvest.org

(Greg Laurie Daily Devotions 12th September 2022) Copyright © 2022 by Harvest Ministries. All rights reserved

Greg Laurie is the Senior Pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship with campuses in California and Hawaii. He began his pastoral ministry at the age of 19 by leading a Bible study of 30 people. Copyright © 2021 by Harvest Ministries. All rights reserved.

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