Have you ever made a decision that you knew was wrong? What happened? Was anyone hurt? Did you ask for forgiveness or apologize?
Spend sometime talking it over with your family. Ask your parents to share an example with you of a time they made a big mistake and how they handled it.
King David Does Wrong
David usually went to war with his soldiers. But one time he stayed home and got into big trouble. He took another man's wife as his own. The woman's name was Bathsheba. Then David sent the man into battle to be killed. That was wrong! When David realized how wrong he had been. he was truly sorry. He asked God to forgive him, and God did.
-"Read and Share Bible" pages 210-211
Wow! Isn't it comforting to know that we can ask God to forgive us and He will? He accepts us as we are when we ask for forgiveness. Have you done something wrong? Talk to God and ask Him to forgive you and remember, God wants you to forgive others just like He forgives you!
Dear God, Please forgive me for any wrongs I have done. Help me to do what is right. Help me to forgive others. Amen.