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Episode 31: “It's Easier to Ask for Forgiveness than Ask for Permission”

October 20, 2021
00:00 16:06
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In this episode, we look at the life of King Saul and how his plan to ask for forgiveness and not for permission backfired on him. Chara also unpacks why we cheapen forgiveness when we look at it as anything other than costly.

Articles Referenced:

Wikiquote: Grace Hopper

Want to Succeed in Life? Ask for Forgiveness, Not Permission

Verses Referenced: 1 Samuel 13:8-14; 2 Chronicles 25: 16-21; 1 Samuel 15; Romans 6:1-2, 11-14, 23; Psalm 51:5; Ephesians 4:32

You can find Chara at Anchored Voices | Facebook | Twitter

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Chara Donahue is a co-author of the Bible study 1, 2 & 3 John: Experiencing Transformation and is working on her next book. She is an adjunct professor at her local university, holds an MSEd, and is passionate about seeing people set free through God's truths. She is the founder and editor of Anchored Voices, and host of the podcast The Bible Never Said That, which you can listen to on Get in touch with her on Facebook or Twitter.
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