You can’t be badder than God will forgive. Suck it up, accept His grace, and get on with it.
Grace – Greater Than All Our Sin!
For reading & meditation – Romans 5:12-21
“… where sin abounded, grace did much more abound …” (v. 20, KJV) We are meditating on how to recover from the brokenness caused by the memory of some deeply grievous sin. By that we mean a sin which God has forgiven but which, for some reason, still burns in our memories. The first principle is this: realize that God can do more with sin than just forgive it. I heard an elderly minister make that statement many years ago, when I was a young Christian, and at first I resisted it. I said to myself: “How can God use sin? Surely it is His one intolerance?” Then, after pondering for a while, I saw what he meant. God uses our sin to motivate our will toward greater spiritual achievement, to quicken our compassion toward sinners…
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