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“And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD. And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children’s children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.” Exodus 34:5-7 Reading the Bible through each year, I am sure I have read this passage…

Shame is a worldwide issue; it creeps into people’s minds in the midnight hour, during a happy moment with family, or even when we are sitting on a pew at church. Shame is a device of the enemy that hinders us from running after God becuase it oftentimes causes us to run from Him. Today, you may feel encumbered by the shame of your past or even the shame of missed opportunities due to uncontrollable circumstances. What is one thing that will combat shame? Forgiveness. The word forgive means to release. What do you need to release into God’s hands…

“Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:” Luke 6:37 “And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.” Mark 11:25-26 While meditating on the most important things that we need the Lord to supply us, my mind kept going back to the one we are going to look at today – a…