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Forgiveness: Breaking the Power of the Past (40-Minute Bible Studies)

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Unleash the Healing Power of Forgiveness

As imperfect people living in an imperfect world, we eventually confront in nearly every relationship the need to extend or receive forgiveness. But when the wounds run deep, forgiveness doesn’t come easy.

This eye-opening study deals with the difficult questions of forgiveness, including How can I forgive when the pain is so great? D
Paperback, 96 pages
Published July 21st 2009 by WaterBrook Press (first published August 21st 2007)
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3 or 4 stars for the last two chapters (or "studies," since this is designed to be split into 6 Bible studies).

1 Star for the first 4 chapters.

Why such starkly different opinions? Because, what is taught in the last two chapters is so starkly different from the first 4!

For the first four chapters, we see the idea of "forgiveness" treated as the shallow, worldly, and ultimately meaningless thing that it often is in Christian circles. It's all about freeing yourself (not the person
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This book meant a lot to me. I realized there were people I thought I had forgiven, but in this teaching I learned that there were layers down deep where I was still holding grudges and past hurts. I am grateful to Kay Arthur, I have read many of her books, and always come out with pearls of wisdom. This is a grat Bible Study to do alone or in a small group.
Jessica Anne
Nice material for bible study groups. Many lessons to learn, realizations to share, and corrections in life to make.
Carol Schleicher
A bible study book, would be great to do chapters with a forgiveness focus group,
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Kay Arthur (born November 11, 1933 in Jackson, Michigan) is an international Bible teacher, four-time ECPA Christian Book Award winning author, and co-CEO of Precept Ministries International. Kay has systematized studying the Bible, developing a set of steps to follow so as to "mine" the details of the given book under study. Being systematized, it is accessible to lay persons, rather than scholar ...more
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