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is it possible for us to forgive and forget as Jesus does

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Luke 1:37-For with God nothing shall be impossible.
It may be impossible for us to forgive on our own, but like the scripture says, with God nothing is impossible. He can help us were we fall short. When I need to forgive someone and it's too hard to do it on my own, I ask him to lift it off me and to help me to be filled with love and patient and tolerant, and to help me to forgive, and I am willing to do my part. It doesn't always happen immediately, (sometimes it does! That's what I call a "tender mercy") but it does happen if you have faith and are willing. If you're asking if it's possible on our own, probably not. Not for me at least! but I need to forgive others too, otherwise I'd be filled with anger and resentment. it just feels better. Its also a commandment, and if we want to be forgiven, we need to forgive.
Matthew 6:14-15:For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

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Thanks:) can I get a green? :P ;)
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Just cause you asked no
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I was actually talking to jaxxxy, ash.
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Hey Italian charmer, you missed out on the great American stepdad makeover: me. Its not too late to try to help me be a great stepdad!
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And Shaylen you'll always get greens from me.
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And Italian charmer gets a green too.
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Thanks guys:)
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Nobody can be like Jesus. But we can forgive and forget. That is the best answer to any problem.

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It is pretty hard to act like a fictional character.

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And why do you think he isn't real ?
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It's not that he wasn't real, it's just that he was a normal man- and nothing more. There is no messiah, there is no God. There is humanity.
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Ya know beck if he isn't real then why on earth are you all over this site trying to convince people of that? If he's not there why bother? Just leave us idiots who want to believe in a loving God to our foley!
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Thanks southern
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Yes but you can't be jesus

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Oh im so frickin sorry!!!
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mcx8xu

I should think any good person would forgive transgressions, if the person committing is really asking forgiveness. Forgetting is perhaps a bit more difficult, but not out of the question.

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Hello friend. And thank you. You are truly a dear.
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mcx8xu
In my humble opinion, reciting verses are very appropriate when you know what you are saying.

Being capable of explaining a concept, and referencing a verse is way better.Kinda what you are in the habit of.
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IC...look up and read my last post again please
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Thank you dear....
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The one that I was tactfully trying to say that some spew verses out and have no clue what they mean, and then there are some that understand exactly what they are saying, and have the dedication, experience, and knowledge to back up what they are saying. That would be you dear.
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And, I know how mentally draining answering these types of questions can be. I could only ask that you reconsider your decision to not address them. You are by far the most grounded and knowledgable member of ask that is qualified to answer these questions.
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Back in a moment
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I left you something elsewhere..... Sorry it took so long.
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Yes but it has to be from the ((((heart)))). Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him. And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him. (Luke 17:3, 4 KJV)))))).Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven. (Matthew 18:21, 22 KJV) Our Lord is saying that we as believers should forgive one another as often as we trespass against each other. ((((Some one may say "brother that's easier said than done", my reply would be if we walk in the spirit of love as Christ did it would be a piece of cake.

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Bobby, you get a green just because you are Bobby. That's good.
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And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt. So when his fellowservants saw what was done, they were very sorry, and came and told unto their lord all that was done. Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst me: Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellowservant, even as I had pity on thee? And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto him. So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses. (Matthew 18:30-35 KJV)
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Wow! I always thought it was because I took a picture with a mustered colored jacket on. Lol :0) laughing
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Thank for you kind advice my beloved sister, and please keep me in your prayers and will do the same for you for that matter every one please keep me in your prayers. And if I've sinned against anyone on this sight please, please, forgive me as our heavenly father has forgiven us all. God bless you all
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Jesus doesn't (or didn't) forgive anyone. He can't. Even if he did it wouldn't mean anything because none can know! He's long dead. Dead people can't forgive living people & neither have the living any problem to be forgotten by the dead.

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It Is Very Important To Forgive As
God By His Spirit Teaches Us
To. As Shaylen Says In
Her Post, Be Open To
Believe /Receive
Jesus' Teach
Ing About
This.

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Scripture Quote

There was a certain rich man who [habitually] clothed
himself in purple and fine linen and reveled and feasted and made merry in splendor every day. And at his gate there was [carelessly] dropped down and left a certain utterly destitute man named Lazarus,
[reduced to begging alms and] covered with [ulcerated] sores. And it occurred that the man [reduced to] begging died and
was carried by the angels to Abraham?s bosom. The rich man also died and was
buried. And in Hades (the realm of the dead), being in torment, he
lifted up his eyes and saw Abraham far away, and Lazarus in his bosom. And he cried out and said, Father Abraham, have pity and mercy on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger
in water and cool my tongue, for I am in anguish in this flame. And besides all this, between us and you a great chasm has
been fixed, in order that those who want to pass from this [place] to you may not be
able, and no one may pass from there to us. And [the man] said, Then, father, I beseech you to send him
to my father?s house-- For I have five brothers--so that he may give [solemn]
testimony and warn them, lest they too come into this place
of torment. But Abraham said, They have Moses and the Prophets; let them
hear and listen to them. (Luke 16:19, 20, 22-24, 26-29 AMP)
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I often meet people who
keeps their minds as
little children--afraid
to be adult men
and women....
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Pious how old are you? Honestly
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Old enough, sir. Too old may be!
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In one sense, it is impossible to truly forget sins that have been committed against us. We cannot selectively "delete" events from our memory. The Bible states that God does not "remember" our wickedness (Hebrews 8:12). God is all-knowing. God knows that we have "sinned and fall short of the glory of God" (Romans 3:23). However, having forgiven us, He treats us as if the sin had not occurred. If we belong to Him through faith in Christ, God does not hold our sins against us. In that sense we must "forgive and forget." If we forgive someone, we must act as if that sin had never occurred. We remember the sin, but we live as if we did not remember it. Ephesians 4:32 tells us, "Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you."
http://www.gotquestions.org/forgive-forget.html

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The word of God is a true healer and a comfort to my soul, bless you strawberry for a word in season. Thumbs up.
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As some have stated, it's possible to do what you think Jesus would do. Hence the phrase "What would Jesus do?"

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