Plain and simple. He that hath been forgiven much also loves much. Turn your eyes inward upon your own life and you will see how easy it is to forgive others knowing how GOD have forgiven you in your own life. Truly this only come about with an knowing and walking with GOD moment by moment of which I do have with GOD in my life on the earth. Glory to GOD.
Forgiveness simply means strength and kindness. We all make mistakes and ask god for forgiveness, so why don't we give a chance to someone who does a mistake to correct his/her thoughts and pack him/her self back and try to behave differently.
1. When you release the pain in your body that was brought as a result of the act against you.
2. When you release the person from their actions.
3. When you NEVER look back on the "pain" or "the act" as a point of reference.
4. When you expect better.
see the fact in a different perspective and taking responsability for whatever happend because in some way we are responsables too...then just let that love part of yourself heal the past...any way we cant go back there, but we can fix how we feel about the past and is there how we can change and forgive.
i rarely forgive. i find it foolish and useless to forgive. if i'm wronged on purpose, i wrong you back in spades. i'm too strong minded to listen to that forgive and forget garbage.to me it means you are either afraid of what will happen if you pay the person back or that you don't have the mental strength to stand up to an adversery.
To forgive is to no longer have those angrey or hurt feelings about somthing. To forgive is not to forget and doesnt mean you have to like it. anger can hurt you emotionaly and physically to. Release anger and that is forgiving. i do beleve forgiveness does take time. and its not always easy either to not be angry or hurt about somthing that is hurting or upseting you. Everyone does it different. some pray to have the negative feelings leave , others might look at what good came out of it and focous on that. hope you find out what works for you
with a bundle full of compassion. To forgive is part of what makes us who were are. Humanity relies on it and I try not to forget that. It is not easy and I often take too long over the task, but ultimately I do forgive - always.
Thank you all for answering this question. Forgiveness for me means allowing everyone involved in the situation to be who they are. Letting go of preconceived notions of what is right and wrong. Being open to receiving the love from the other person instead of interpreting the pain.
Forgiveness is something that we can all do. Its just a matter of whether we want to do it or not.
by Eric Dierker 5 years ago
What do you make of John 20:19-23?Most particularly I was working on a sermon on this and this line hit me in a new light, like a ton of bricks: 23 If you forgive anyone’s sins, their sins are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven.”My thoughts are that man can...
by underhiswings 8 years ago
Reasons for or against?How many times do you forgive for the same thing?How many times have you been forgiven for the same thing?What kind of proof do you need in order to believe the offender really seeks forgiveness? What kind of forgiveness do you offer?Do you go to the offender or wait until...
by Angela Joseph 3 years ago
Have you ever had to forgive someone?It's not always easy to get to the place where you are willing or able to forgive someone. If you have ever forgiven someone, how did you go about it? Does it still hurt to remember what the person did to you?
by David Hunt 6 years ago
This question was pulled as a question, so I'm submitting it in the forum instead:If, with his dying breath, Hitler had asked Jesus for forgiveness, could he have been admitted to Heaven?
by TnTgoodrich 6 years ago
What is the point of forgiveness if your never able to forget?
by Faith Reaper 2 years ago
I am sure we all have been betrayed by a person whom we believed to be a trusted friend, but ...All of us, I am sure, have felt the pain of betrayal from a trusted friend, or one whom we believed to be a friend, but have you forgiven this person yet? I know it is a very painful thing to have...
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