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From your personal experiences, what are the benefits of forgiving someone who has hurt you?


When people hurt us deeply, we sometimes find it difficult to forgive and let go of lingering offense. But research indicates that there are benefits when we forgive. Even more, the Bible instructs us to forgive, so that our heavenly Father may forgive us (Mark 11:25).

 

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Carola Finch says

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    Yvette Stupart (Inspired Heart) 3 years ago

    Thanks Carola, the idea of taking my life through forgiving is awesome.

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    Yvette Stupart (Inspired Heart) 3 years ago

    Thanks dashingscorpio for your response.

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    Yvette Stupart (Inspired Heart) 3 years ago

    Thanks Mekenzie. Wow! What a wonderful testimony. I look forward to reading your hub on forgiveness.

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    Yvette Stupart (Inspired Heart) 3 years ago

    Thanks for your response Mr. Happy. The choice is ours to forgive, let's use it.

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    Yvette Stupart (Inspired Heart) 3 years ago

    Thanks Bk42author, let go of the bitterness, anger, etc., and be truly free to move on with life.

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    Yvette Stupart (Inspired Heart) 3 years ago

    Thanks for responding lone77star, forgiveness really breaks the chain that binds.