FROM THE PULPIT: Admit your mistakes and receive forgiveness

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 06:06 PM.

 “I’m very angry with Mary for causing me to drop Grandma’s statue!” Johnny blurted out. “If Mary hadn’t startled me, I never would have dropped it! It’s all her fault and I’m angry with her!”

Grandpa sat quietly for a few seconds before asking some questions.

“Johnny, did Mary put the statue in your hands?”


“Did Mary pull on your ear or twist your arm until you picked up the statue?”


“Did Mary do anything to make you pick up the statue?”

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