Forgiveness obstacles include:
A. Offenses carry with them a sense of debt.
B. Some people like the sense of power that comes from controlling the situation.
In other words, if they don’t pay:
A. They will just keep hurting me and/or others.
B. They will never learn their lesson.
A. In other words, they need to feel what I am feeling.
B. This line of thinking assumes that their pain will eliminate ours.
A. That is, we don’t have the mental fortitude to work through the matter.
B. This occurs when we leave God out of the equation.