You’ve wrecked your Dad’s car – repairs will cost a huge heap of money. Your best friend borrowed your favourite jacket and ruined it. You’re not talking to your friend until they repay you.
Out of nowhere, your Dad says he forgives you – he’ll cover the costs. You’re off the hook. It must be a huge relief, right? That feeling of forgiveness – that experience of grace. The question is – will you extend that same forgiveness to your friend? Will you give them grace – let them off the hook – as well?
Jesus calls us to forgive as He has forgiven us – it’s not easy but God helps us to practice real love. Read more about it in 1 John – http://bit.ly/MHQDml