“Does the Bible instruct us to forgive and forget?”……Answer: The phrase “forgive and forget” is not found in the Bible. However, there are numerous scriptures commanding us to "forgive one another" (Matthew 6:14Ephesians 4:32). A Christian who does not forgive can reap bitterness and the loss of eternal rewards (Hebrews 12:14-152 John 1:8). Forgiveness is […]

“Do we need to confess our sins to those we have sinned against?”……Answer: We know we are to confess our sins to God, but many Christians wonder whether we need to confess to those we have sinned against. Do we need to tell the person we've sinned against that we're sorry? "Walking in the light" […]

"What did Jesus mean when He instructed us to love our enemies?”…Answer: When Jesus said we are to love our enemies, He was creating a new standard for relationships. He proclaimed to the crowds listening to His Sermon on the Mount that they knew they were to love their neighbor because the command to love […]

Learning to Forgive with Joy Not too long ago Jack (a believer) was offended by a young married couple who was unthankful to his wife. The ungrateful young couple, because of mitigating circumstances, worked but was unable to meet the weekly expense of daycare. Jack’s wife offered to help without pay. His wife is caring […]

How to forgive with God's help Learning how to forgive others is one of the most unnatural duties in the Christian life. It goes against our human nature. Forgiving is a supernatural act that Jesus Christ was capable of, but when we are hurt by someone, we want to hold a grudge. We want justice. […]

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“What does the Bible say about forgiving yourself?”……Answer: Never does the Bible talk about the idea of "forgiving yourself." We are told to forgive others when they trespass against us and seek forgiveness. When we ask for God's forgiveness based upon Christ having already paid for our sins and our having trusted in Him as […]