How to Forgive When You’ve Been Hurt

Unforgiveness can hold you hostage. It keeps healing and restoration at bay, and as a result, you can’t walk in the freedom available to you through Jesus. When you know how to forgive, you can live victoriously. WHAT IS FORGIVENESS? Forgiveness is a decision to release the person of the obligation that resulted when they hurt you. This decision to release forgiveness is a process. Satan will try to keep you in bondage to unforgiveness by telling you…. The offense (either yours or others) is too big Time (not God) will heal it You can forgive when the other person says, “I’m sorry” You can’t forgive if you can’t forget If you forgive, they will do it again SO THEN, HOW DO YOU FORGIVE? Join Pastor Chad Glover from Abundant Life as he walks you through 3 steps to forgiveness… Know who you are in Christ. You are an elect of God, holy and beloved (Colossians 3:12). Put on the right stuff. Put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience (Colossians 3:12). Choose to forgive. Forgiveness is a choice to bear with one another and forgive as you’ve been forgiven (Colossians 3:13) WHAT FORGIVENESS IS NOT Pastor Chad further explains what forgiveness is NOT… Enabling Rescuing Risking Free Easy Jesus has called us to forgive totally, immediately, and unilaterally. Is unforgiveness holding you hostage? Break free and discover the freedom found in forgiveness. Join us at Abundant Life for this powerful message.