It’s a good thing salvation isn’t a raffle draw

During the past Christmas season, raffles on parties were always on the run.As my sister told me that she was a bit upset because she didn’t won the grocery raffle in their office I came to realize how God was so good to us that salvation was for everyone and not only the ‘raffle winners’ were given forgiveness and eternal life.

Could you just imagine how pathetic would that be of those names who haven’t been called winners in the raffle.I’m just thankful,Jesus died for all of us.Believe,Repent and continue to walk with Him in our daily lives.That’s it.We are saved because He just so loved us.Not because we are lovable.Not because we do things to earn it and not even we are the lucky winners of a raffle.

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A strategy to finally forgive someone

Okay,I thought I was talking to myself here.I myself is struggling to forgive someone.It’s not that easy right?But as I was about to sleep last night after my prayers to God to give me strength to forgive,this went in my mind:

Imagine that person you cannot forgive will die tomorrow or today(sorry I know it was morbid).

Can you stand the regrets of not freeing yourself from the grudges?

Can you take  the  fact that the person died so sorry for what he have done to you and didn’t even know that you forgive him?

And lastly the most critical question that really made me have the big gulp:What if that person is your relative,a mother ,a father,wife,spouse,son,daughter or a sibling die without showing them that you love them?

The latter is I think most people who hurt us-our family.In a way they wronged us but that doesn’t change the fact that we share good laughs and memories and love to them.It is inevitable that they will  hurt us.

In the end you have to choose whom to love.

The sinner(the person who wronged you) or the sin(the wrong thing they did to you).

And this my friend what God did:

He chose to forgive.

To love the sinner and hate the sin.

Your “talking to herself” blogger,

Kristine Karen