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Forgiving others and humbly asking for forgiveness are central disciplines for all Christian believers. Lent, a time to reflect on our Christian journey, is an appropriate time to deepen our understanding and practice of forgiveness. Marjorie J. Thompson, author of the bestselling book Soul Feast, takes a close look at our understanding of forgiveness in this encouraging study. In six brief chapters, Thompson addresses such questions as the following: * Is forgiveness a Christian duty under all circumstances? Or are there situations when Christians do not need to forgive? * Is forgiveness a matter between individuals, or is it meaningful only in the context of communities? * Is forgiving the best route to healing for the injured? * How do we get past emotional barriers to real forgiveness? Using biblical examples and reallife situations, Thompson illustrates each chapter's theme in an informative and engaging way. A study guide is also included at the back of the book that is appropriate f...
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Marjorie J Thompson
Marjorie J. Thompson spent thirteen years as Director of Congregational Spirituality with Upper Room Ministries. She now does freelance work in retreat leadership, teaching, and writing.