My Daily Devotional

Learn To Forgive

“Forgive, and you will be forgiven.”
Luke 6:37

Today, I want to talk to you about your attitude toward your enemies. How we feel about, and deal with these people in our life that are not friends, is a major indicator of our spiritual growth and character. These are the people in your life that you can’t get along with, that may not like you, that may have harmed you at some time. Jesus gave us the example as to how to handle this, as He loved his enemies, He forgave them, and He prayed for them. Therefore this is how you must deal with your own enemies. You must learn to forgive them, love them and pray for those who are out to get you. Anyone that has allowed bitterness to become a stronghold in their lives, needs to realize that this is not of God, but of Satan. Satan wants you to harbor bitterness and hatred in your heart, as this is one of his weapons to use against you. I know that it may seem impossible to love and pray for your enemies, but when you call upon the strength of God, it is possible to love and pray for them. Remember, that Jesus forgave all those that beat, tortured and even killed Him, and He expects you to have the same forgiveness in your hearts, to forgive others who have sinned against you. I realize that these are difficult words to hear, and even more difficult to put into action, but when you are successful in forgiving, as Jesus did, you will experience a freedom you have never known. I would encourage each of you, to take a few minutes to think about the people in your life that you consider enemies, and pray for them. Ask God to bless them, and open their hearts, and also your heart to love them. Pray for your enemies today, and be like Jesus.

Pastor Robert William Brock My Daily Devotional Volume Four
November 6


About robertwbrock

Robert William Brock, Jr. I was born in Pineville, Kentucky, the son of Robert William Brock and Irene Napier, I grew up in the beautiful southeastern part of Kentucky. I attended Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky graduating with a degree in Business Administration and Accounting. Early in my career I became interested in Health Care Administration and spent the rest of my career in Hospital Administration, where I retired after 45 years. After retiring from health care I have devoted the past ten years to a ministry, having founded and directed the Nehemiah Network, which provides assistance to the needy people in our area, by bringing together the numerous community organizations, churches and businesses to work collectively to meet the community needs. The Nehemiah Network concept has now spread throughout the nation and over 10,000 programs have been developed, in almost all the states, adopting the framework of the Network. I am a published author of 17 Christian books, and have spent over thirty years tracing my ancestors and writing a book about my Kentucky Heritage. My books are listed below: “Our Kentucky Heritage” “My Daily Devotional” "My Daily Devotional Volume II" "My Daily Devotional Volume III" "My Daily Devotional Volume IV" "My Daily Devotional Volume Six" "My Daily Devotional Volume Seven" "God’s Plan for the Family” " God’s Plan for a Father” "God's Plan for a Joy Filled Life" "The Silent Church" "God's Plan For Financial Freedom" "Living Without Sin" "My Kentucky Heritage" "Brock Family Cookbook" All of my books can be ordered at by typing in my name Robert William Brock, Jr. As part of my ministry I write a free daily devotional which is distributed on a daily basis to over 2 million people daily via e-mail. I live with my wife Margaret of 45 years in East Liverpool, where we have resided for over 33 years. We have three children and six grandchildren.
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