Forgiveness offers us release. (Matthew 18:27)
Forgiveness is meant to work both ways. If you are willing to accept forgiveness, you need to be willing to forgive as well.
Forgiveness is a spiritual issue. Forgiveness affects how The Lord relates to us. (Matthew 18:35)
The lack of forgiveness keeps you stuck in the past. (Matthew 6:12)
Failing to forgive adds to our feelings of isolation.
Not forgiving causes emotional and physical damage.
Not forgiving gives control to those who have hurt us.
Forgiveness is not forgetting. (Psalm 130:3-4). Forgiveness is not feeling. Forgiveness is a command. The Bible never commands a feeling, but commands forgiveness. Forgiveness is not fair. When Jesus died, was that fair? Forgiveness is not the approval of the offense.
Forgiveness is a choice. (Col 3:12-13)
Forgiveness is freeing you to get on with your life. (1 Peter 5:7). Jesus has made release available to us.
Forgiveness is a character revealer.(Ephesians 4:32)
Forgiveness is a lifestyle. “No, not seven times,” Jesus replied, “but seventy times seven! (Matthew 18:22 NLT)
Jesus died on the cross to forgive all of our sins. All of the sins of the world.
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