Have you ever been asked to do the impossible? Like forgive and love the man who murdered your father? God gave Laurie Coombs that assignment. He then equipped her to do it. Her story was featured in Billy Graham’s film, Heaven. Her book, Letters from My Father’s Murderer: A Journey of Forgiveness, came out June 27, 2015. Today, Laurie tells how her healing started.
I didn’t want to revisit my past, but I knew I needed to. I had already seen God move mightily on my behalf in the short time since giving my life to Christ, but I knew He wasn’t finished yet.
Healing begins the moment we allow Jesus complete access to the darkness contained within our souls. Darkness must flee in the presence of light, in the presence of Jesus, but light cannot go where it is not permitted. Doors must be opened for light’s rays to touch our darkest dark. And at this point, I was flinging doors open left and right, begging, Come, Lord Jesus, come.
Soon, I heard God’s gentle whisper––“It’s time to forgive.”Continue Reading