• “My soul was filled and overwhelmed with light, and love, and joy in the Holy Ghost, and seemed just ready to go away from the body. I could scarcely refrain from expressing my joy aloud, in the midst of the service. I had in the mean time, an overwhelming sense of the glory of God, as the Great Eternal All, and of the happiness of having my own will entirely subdued to his will. I knew that the foretaste of glory, which I then had in my soul, came from him, that I certainly should go to him, and should, as it were, drop into the Divine Being, and be swallowed up in God.” – Sarah Edwards, wife of Jonathan Edwards

A Record of Repentance by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 08/02

“I felt like this kind-of robot Christian. You know, [stilted] looking like a Christian. But I totally shut God out of my life. I know that it all started with some hurts that I just never really dealt with.”

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: We’ve all been wounded by others. Hurt and pain are inevitable. Of course those hurts affect our lives, but they have no power to control who we become. The outcome of our lives is determined by our response to hurt.

When you’re wounded, you can respond like a debt collector—trying to keep the other person locked in a kind of prison. The problem is, you’ll end up in bondage yourself. Or, by God’s grace, you can choose to forgive. And forgiveness will set you free from bitterness and anger.

Would you choose to begin the process of forgiveness today?

With Seeking Him, I’m Nancy Leigh DeMoss.

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No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it. — 1 Corinthians 10:13 (NKJV)

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