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Wednesday, May 10, 2006

The power of forgiveness to evoke repentance

For a sermon about the power of forgiveness and its close connection to remorse and redemption, see these two links from USA Today:

The first one, which will appear in the paper tomorrow, is about rage and vengefulness.

The second link, from today's paper, is about forgiveness and repentance. Here is the first sentence. Notice that this was the first time of breaking down:

After listening to two days of grief-stricken testimony, the band manager who started a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people broke down for the first time Tuesday as the father of the youngest victim spoke of forgiveness.