Restoring lives and relationships through forgiveness



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Personal Benefits of Practicing Forgiveness



People who develop a lifestyle of forgiveness can expect to experience the following personal benefits:


  • Reduction and/or elimination of excessive or inappropriate emotions (i.e. anger, fear, depression, guilt, shame, hurt, etc.)
  • An increase in the feelings of joy, peace, hope and security
  • A greater ability to feel God’s love
  • A greater ability to receive love from other people
  • Elimination of self-condemnation
  • The ability to love others (even our enemies)
  • An increased ability to hear God clearly and receive truth
  • An increased ability to make better decisions
  • Increased victory over persistent temptations
  • Increased victory over compulsive behaviors
  • The ability to be balanced, to rest and relax
  • The ability to set appropriate boundaries without feeling guilty
  • Deliverance from demonic influences
  • Better physical health (sometimes miraculous healing)
  • Increased ministry abilities and opportunities

Many of the benefits listed above cannot be achieved or experienced any other way except through the practice of forgiveness.


Forgiveness Ministries—Restoring lives and relationships through forgiveness

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