- 1 What does the Bible say about mistakes and forgiveness?
- 2 What does the Bible say about judging others?
- 3 What does God say about restoration?
- 4 What did Jesus say about punishment?
- 5 What is true forgiveness?
- 6 What did Jesus teach about forgiveness?
- 7 What does Jesus say about hypocrites?
- 8 Is it OK to judge others?
- 9 Why do we judge others?
- 10 What are the benefits of restoration?
- 11 When did God turn the captivity of Zion?
- 12 Who in the Bible did God restore?
- 13 What are God’s punishments?
- 14 Do criminals go to heaven?
- 15 Does the Bible support capital punishment?
What does the Bible say about mistakes and forgiveness?
If we forgive others, we will be forgiven. The Good News: When we pray, if we forgive those who have wronged us, we will be forgiven for any of the times we may have wronged others. The Good News: We are blessed to be able to make mistakes and still obtain God’s love and forgiveness.
What does the Bible say about judging others?
Bible Gateway Matthew 7:: NIV. “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. “Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?
What does God say about restoration?
The promise of restoration, “I will restore you to health and heal your wounds, declares the Lord” (Jeremiah 30:17, New International Version), is a repeated theme throughout the Bible, offering hope when all else seems to contradict it.
What did Jesus say about punishment?
Jesus famously states “let he who is without sin throw the first stone.” Effectively saying that capital punishment should not be carried out, without directly contradicting the law of Moses.
What is true forgiveness?
Psychologists generally define forgiveness as a conscious, deliberate decision to release feelings of resentment or vengeance toward a person or group who has harmed you, regardless of whether they actually deserve your forgiveness. Forgiveness does not mean forgetting, nor does it mean condoning or excusing offenses.
What did Jesus teach about forgiveness?
In John’s Gospel (20:23) Jesus tells the disciples, “If you forgive anyone’s sins, their sins are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven”.
What does Jesus say about hypocrites?
“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside but on the inside are full of dead men’s bones and everything unclean.
Is it OK to judge others?
Judgement makes you Self-Critical
The more you judge others, the more you judge yourself. By constantly seeing the bad in others, we train our minds to find the bad. This can lead to increase in stress. Stress can weaken the immune system and cause high blood pressure, fatigue, depression, anxiety and even stroke.
Why do we judge others?
Judging is a way for us to perceive the world and figure out where exactly we fit in. When we form opinions of others, we are able to recognize what we like and aspire to be, as well as what we don’t like and want to avoid.
What are the benefits of restoration?
Successful restoration generates a wide range of benefits–not only forest quantity and quality, but enhanced food security, improved air and water quality, climate change resilience, job creation, and more.
When did God turn the captivity of Zion?
When the Lord turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream. Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The Lord hath done great things for them. The Lord hath done great things for us; whereof we are glad.
Who in the Bible did God restore?
And the Lord not only restored Job’s fortunes, he restored them in abundance. This promise of abundance is found throughout the Bible. Zechariah 9:12 says, “Return to your fortress, O prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you.”
What are God’s punishments?
Divine retribution is supernatural punishment of a person, a group of people, or everyone by a deity in response to some action. Many cultures have a story about how a deity exacted punishment upon previous inhabitants of their land, causing their doom.
Do criminals go to heaven?
Jesus taught in the Parable of the Sheep and the Goats (Matthew 25: 36) that people who help those in prison will go to Heaven. This is because Jesus identifies himself with the outcasts, including prisoners. Those who treat the outcasts well will have eternal life, which means they will go to Heaven.
Does the Bible support capital punishment?
The Bible speaks in favour of the death penalty for murder. But it also prescribes it for 35 other crimes that we no longer regard as deserving the death penalty. In order to be consistent, humanity should remove the death penalty for murder.