Do past failures still trouble you? Perhaps regret over a mistake, the betrayal of someone close to you, an undone task, an angry outburst has left you feeling uneasy. You wonder if God really does forgive you. Sometimes he seems like a dark cloud instead of a loving Father.
Jack Miller explains that these are symptoms of a troubled conscience. Don't try to ignore your conscience. Instead, shift your focus to what Christ has done for you. Depending on Jesus will free you to accept God's forgiveness and fill you with his peace.
C. John "Jack" Miller, MDiv, PhD, founded Serge (formerly World Harvest Mission) and the New Life Presbyterian network of churches with the help of his wife, Rose Marie. A pastor, seminary professor, and author, Jack wrote Outgrowing the Ingrown Church; Come Back, Barbara; Powerful Evangelism for the Powerless; A Faith Worth Sharing; Repentance; and The Heart of the Servant Leader. He and Rose Marie were married for forty-six years and together have five children, twenty-four grandchildren, and forty-four great-grandchildren. Jack went to be with the Lord in 1996.
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