Extending Forgiveness - Part 4

Extending Forgiveness - Part 4

Within Judaism, forgiving three times is adequate for showing forgiveness, so Peter seems to think he’s being generous when he suggests seven times.  However, Jesus instructs Peter to forgive seventy-seven times, which is essentially forgiving without keeping count.  True disciples of Jesus should be “living in forgiveness” just as Christ daily forgives us.

Embracing Forgiveness - Part 1

Embracing Forgiveness - Part 1

Many years ago, while existing in complete darkness, a “friend” told me that I was a very unforgiving person. I never forgot her words. They planted a seed that remained in the dark for many years. What I know now is that I cannot embrace if I refuse or am unable to first acknowledge and accept that forgiveness and healing is needed.