God Is Your Vindicator | Daily Devotional by Joyce Meyer
For we know Him who said, “Vengeance is Mine, I will repay,” says the Lord. And again, “The Lord will judge His people.” Hebrews 10:30 (NKJV)
In order to begin this new year properly, it is important not to enter it with any kind of bitterness or unforgiveness in our heart.
It is unlikely that any one of us has made it through an entire year without being hurt by someone, but we only continue letting what they have done hurt us if we don’t forgive them.
Ask yourself if you are angry with anyone for anything, and if you are, ask God to help you forgive, forget, and let it go.
God is our Vindicator and if we will allow Him to, He will repay us for every injustice that has been done to us. In my life, I have learned that anger is something we should never carry around with us.
God’s Word says that we should not let the sun set on our anger, and if we do, then we give the devil a foothold in our lives (see Ephesians 4:26–27).
Do yourself a favor right now as you enter this new year and refuse to remain angry or bitter. God has good things planned for us, and we don’t want to miss them by refusing to let go of things in the past. Start the new year with a peaceful heart and be determined to enjoy each day.
Prayer: Father, help me forgive everyone who has hurt me in the past year, and if I have hurt anyone, please help them forgive me.