If you read yesterday's Life with Lynnie (LwL) entry, you'll know that I went to spend time with my church family. First, at our Bible study class. Then later, our worship service.
How wonderful it is to be able to attend both Bible study classes and worship services! Especially, after being unable to do so for quite a while, when I was not well, and had to recover from being cut open so many times.
Since it was the first SONday in December, we had communion. Or, the Lord's Supper, as some people call it.
If you know me personally, or if you've read LwL for a while, you'll know how grateful I am at being able to celebrate our Lord, in this manner.
It also gives me a chance to reflect upon my life. And, whether or not I need to request forgiveness.
Of course, He always forgives His children. Meaning those of us who belong to Him. Those, who are trusting in/believing upon our Lord, Jesus Christ.
Even so, God expects us to pray. He expects us to request what we desire, when we pray. And, He expects us to forgive.
Just as we read, in Mark 11:24-26, "Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.
25 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.
26 But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses."
I must admit, I had a lot to pray about, before we physically shared our communion bread and wine.
There was much that I prayed for. And, forgave.
This past week, had been a truly stressful time. And, much prayer and forgiveness, was needed.
Even so, I am truly grateful that because I forgave, I am forgiven.
Until next time...
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