The Word Among Us

August 2007 Issue

Experiences of Forgiveness

Biblical Examples of the Power of Repentance

Have you ever wondered what it must have felt like for the sinful woman to come into Simon’s house and anoint Jesus’ feet? First of all, she knew that everyone who had gathered there (aside from Jesus, that is) had already condemned her.

Then, she made a fool of herself by bursting into tears, perhaps with loud cries and wailing. She must have felt completely humiliated. Yet...

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