The English poet Alexander Pope wrote, “To err is human, to forgive, divine.” His wit captures an essential aspect of our earthly sojourn which was also addressed by Paul, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” Ro 3:23, and “For the good that I wish, I do not do; but I practice the very evil that I do not wish.” Ro 7:19 When we’re honest with ourselves, we know that we’re prone to goof up, to fall short, to err. Sometimes we even defy the very “good” that we desire and transgress God’s law. But as disciples of Jesus, that isn’t what we want and is not how we strive to live. We want to please our heavenly Father, yet then we displease Him, we desperately want and need His forgiveness. Click above to read more.