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2nd Chances Plus Some

God's forgiveness is unlimited.
There's no such thing as only a 2nd chance with God, because there's no cap on His forgiveness.

We can't put a limit on His forgiveness, because it's unlimited.

If we threw up all the numbers forever and got different sums, we would still be unable to come up with any sum that would determine how many times Jesus forgives us for our sins, our errors, our mistakes. 

Isn't that amazing? 

Isn't is great to know that although people will hold us accountable for our mistakes (even though they also make their mistakes), that Jesus forgives us before we even make them...because He knows we will make them? How many people do we know who would do that? 

Some of us think we're better, because our mistakes (sin) are different than another person's, but there's no difference. Sin is sin. Mistakes are mistakes. A woman can't be a little pregnant. She either is or she isn't. We have to just be straight up about things and stop thinking we get a pass and the other person doesn't. I thank God that He doesn't work that way.

"If we claim we have not sinned, we make God out to be a liar."1

God knows it all and although He allows certain events to happen, He protects us in the process. It's not the end. We can regroup and use our mistakes to help others. If we don't do that then what was the point of it all? So we can change and that's it? No, that change isn't only for us. It's for others to see God and to be helped through their stumbles, so they know they're not alone, and that God will also forgive them.

He has no favorites. 

So when we mess up, repent (apologize to God, to the person or the people), ask for God's forgiveness,2 and God forgives us. If it's too late to apologize to the person then tell God about it and He will give you the peace to move on. Then we will be free to go forth and multiply (help others), because at the end of the day that's why we're all here. Besides God's love us for, that's part of the reason He also forgives us. 

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2. 1 John 1:9


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