On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Hayley Satrom discuss meditating on the love of God in Christ, overlooking offenses, strategies for assessing our hearts before the Lord, handling conflict and forgiveness, along with her devotional, Forgiveness Reflecting God’s Mercy (P&R, 2020).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- How meditating on God’s love and mercy helps Christians be tender to the task of forgiveness.
- What it looks like practically for Christians to set their minds on Christ.
- Why forgiveness is a heart attitude that Christians must pursue before the Lord in prayer.
- Why forgiveness is an ongoing process and what that means for Christians.
- How we root out bitterness and judgments in our lives as Christians.
- What it looks like to overlook offenses in our lives as Christians.
- How to best assess our hearts before the Lord.
- The role of Scripture in helping Christians with forgiveness.
- How the sufficiency of God’s grace helps Christians when it seems like we can’t forgive those who have hurt us.
- In what way forgiveness is not a sprint but a marathon.
About the Guest
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to his wife, Sarah. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, the Host and Producer of Equipping You in Grace Podcast, and is a contributor to and producer of Contending for the Word. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021), The Word Matters: Defending Biblical Authority Against the Spirit of the Age (G3 Press, 2022), and Contentment: The Journey of a Lifetime (Theology for Life, 2024). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.