Skip to Content

Wait, Jesus Wants Us To Do WHAT?

Bible with white pages and black words opened to chapter 5 of Matthew titled The Sermon on the Mount
July 12, 2021
95.1 Shine
95.1 SHINE-FM

“Forgive and forget.”

People throw around that saying a lot. It’s a great idea, but incredibly hard to implement.

For most of us, when someone hurts us, the last thing we want to do is forgive; and we definitely don’t want to forget. That’s why it’s so hard to practice God’s commandment to “love your enemies.”

But like all of His commands, this one is meant for our benefit and protection. God knows forgiveness sets us free from a huge burden, and it makes us more like His perfect Son. True forgiveness isn’t something we can will ourselves to do on our own; we need our heavenly Father’s help.

Next time, when caught between forgiveness and holding a grudge, let’s choose forgiveness and ask God to help us through it.

“But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven.” – Matthew 5:44-45

More SHINE Daily

This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. A cookie is a small text file containing information that a website transfers to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes and allows us to analyze our site traffic patterns. It does not contain chocolate chips, you cannot eat it, and there is no special hidden jar.

Accept