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Forgiving – Tearing Down Strongholds (notes from a study Jerry and I are doing)

by Jerry 9/9/14

To totally forgive we have to be forgiven and be healed by Jesus for all of the things we have done. I have asked for forgiveness many, many times and have received it but I must and do forgive anyone and everyone that has done something to me. Jesus has forgiven us of all of our failures and we need to start seeing ourselves as forgiven! God did send His Son, Jesus, to die for me and if the God of the universe loves me that much I will love who I am and who I am in Christ and also love all of the people that God puts in my path and let go of all addictions because Jesus has set me free and who the Son sets free is free indeed!

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This blog is for anyone who wants to know more about Jesus and His love and how faith in Him plays out in real life application. Hello, we are Jerry and Angela and we are two fools for Christ. We have decided to make our lives totally surrendered to Jesus in response to His love and His gift of salvation. We are in our early 40′s and we have two children together and [Angela has] an older daughter that is now an adult. We have been married to each other for going on ten years. We surrendered our lives to the Lord together in 2010 and have been growing in that relationship with Him and each other since that time. We both accepted salvation and made professions of faith earlier in our lives, but did not make Him Lord and Savior until 2010. At that time we realized that trying to walk in our own strength and our own ways was useless and empty and had led us to another rock bottom experience. We humbly turned our lives over to Jesus and have been seeking Him with all that we are ever since. That does not mean that we have become perfect. That does not mean that we have not sinned again. That does not mean that we have not had trouble or trials or storms since that time. What this means is that we are growing, we are learning, we are becoming more loving and compassionate and forgiving. We want to share our faith with our readers. We want to share our growth process and transformation with you. We wish to encourage you and lift you.

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