Tag Archive: Forgiveness

The Bible Says I Must Forgive—What About Forgetting?

What does the Bible say?

What does the Bible say about forgiving and forgetting? The first Bible verse I ever learned was, “Love one another.” Then, the Lord’s Prayer—”Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” I got older and found in red letters, “To be forgiven, you must first forgive, for as you forgive, in…

Moving On After the Abuse Has Ended

Recently, while watching the program, “Ask God,” a quote they brought forth touched me deeply. That quote was: To forgive is to set a prisoner free, and discover that the prisoner was you. (Catherine Ponder). Thus, once the prisoner, who is you, has been set free, they are liberated to move forward into a future…

FORGIVING IS NOT FORGETTING

  All of my life I have been told I am required, as a Christian, to “forgive and forget.” I’ve often wondered if Christ realized what he was asking of us. I mean, really, I’m supposed to forgive someone who tried to put my head through a door? I’m supposed to forgive the one who…