How often do we really reveal our true hearts to others? Most of us find it really difficult to be our true selves because we would rather be popular and successful than risk rejection of our true selves. In society today, real self-disclosure is extremely rare; when we encounter genuine sincerity, we do however, take notice. This rarity is very evident in the significance we place on a persons last words. We expect that when a person faces death they will say something profoundly sincere and real.
In the first statement from the Cross, Jesus said “Father forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” (Luke 23:34) Because of this first statement, we know that our sins can be completely forgiven. If Jesus can pray for the forgiveness of those men who cursed Him, spit on Him, beat Him and crucified Him, how can we be so arrogant to think that His forgiveness is not big enough or strong enough for us?
Gods forgiveness is big enough because of His endless love, immeasurable grace, and His unwavering faithfulness of God. He promised us that whosoever would come to Him, confess their sins, and repent would find forgiveness and God always keeps His promises.
God, thank You that Your forgiveness is big enough for me to be completely forgiven.
“All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”