“One of the great inhibitors to our boldness is the responses that people in our lives give.
Although God is merciful and ready to forgive, people are not.
We cannot let the responses of people affect our honesty before and our trust in the Lord.
Though people may reject us, God does not.”
Richards, James (2001-12-01). Grace: The Power To Change (Kindle Locations 542-544). Whitaker House. Kindle Edition.
When the world says I am a loser, I am too old to be part of what they are doing, or too fat, or overqualified, or under-qualified, or whatever excuse the world offers because I am not in my 20’s or 30’s and that is all they are looking for, it is easy for me to get discouraged.
When old friends or family know that I am a new creation in Christ, and say they have forgiven my…
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