Encouraging Words with Pastor Bruce & Suzi Elman

Did you know there are hindrances to answered prayer? But I truly believe that the number one hindrance is “unforgiveness.”

The Bible contains many Scriptures on the importance of forgiveness. We are to forgive as GOD in MESSIAH forgave us.

Ephesians 4:32
“And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.” 

We live in a fallen world full of imperfect people, and we can’t avoid getting hurt or offended! We will always have a reason to be angry, but unresolved anger will turn to bitterness and unforgiveness, which will hinder our prayers. 

If we want GOD to answer our prayers, let’s go to Him with a pure heart, empty of any anger, resentment or unforgiveness! 

YESHUA made it very clear in our Scripture today; let’s read!

Mark 11:25
And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your Father in Heaven may also forgive you your trespasses.

PLEASE try not to wait till you feel like forgiving; make it an intentional choice to forgive. And remember, forgiveness will set a prisoner free, and that prisoner is you!


Love & Blessings,

Pastor Bruce and Suzi Elman

L’Chaim Messianic Congregation