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The Simple Gospel: Will God Forgive Me?

This is a question that is asked by many. And it is one that is quite easily answered, Yes, He will. Psalm 86:5 states “For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.” The scriptures also teach us that God would have all men come to repentance, 2 Peter 3:9 “The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.” We see by these two verses that the Lord is “ready to forgive” and “willing … that all should come to repentance.”

Many think their sins are so great that God will not forgive them. They believe their sins are much too grievous and that forgiveness for them is too much to ask from the Lord. If you would, follow along with me as we look at several cases of sinners in the Word of God and see if God was willing to forgive them. Continue reading » The Simple Gospel: Will God Forgive Me?