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We are not stuck with a human destiny based on where we came from. Your heavenly Father has also offered you something far greater: a new identity in His Son, Jesus. If you belong to Jesus, you now have God’s “genes” spiritually within you.
Our heavenly Father knows the damage caused by holding on to the bitterness that unforgiveness brings. But the ability to forgive—to go against
our worldly nature—is only possible when we recognize we have a new godly nature.
God will use your story for His glory. In this life, you will encounter cloudy seasons where you will be tempted to listen to the voice of the Enemy, who says, “Once again, your Father let you down.” But the cross reminds you that God is in the middle of that cloudy season . . . and that He can t...