The Council Speaks

Q: I served my time as a serious offender but am having many doubts that God can forgive me for what I've done. How do I know for sure I am forgiven?

A: Nehemiah 9:17 says, "But Thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of a great kindness and forsookest them not."

When we come to Him in repentance, sorry for our sins, and ask Him to forgive us and to come into our hearts, He will surely do so.

Psalm 103:10–13 says, "He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our iniquities. For as the heaven is above the earth so great is His mercy t...