Forgiveness: Quotes, Thoughts & Inspiration From People Like Us…
At some point, we’ll be called upon to forgive.
Some of us are called to forgive what seems unforgivable.
Others of us are asked to offer forgiveness for lesser offenses.
Either way, the choice to forgive, to extend the hand and heart of forgiveness, is ours.
Naturally, no way.
Supernaturally, the only way.
Here are some of my favorite quotes on forgiveness,
a topic in which I’m diving deeper…
“To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.” ~ C.S. Lewis
“Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr
“Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.” ~ Corrie Ten Boom
“Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die.” ~ Ann Lamott
“Forgiveness must be immediate, whether or not a person asks for it. Trust must be rebuilt over time. Trust requires a track record.” ~ Rick Warren
“Dear Lord, please show me everything I need to understand about forgiveness and surrender.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love
“There is hope in forgiveness.” ~ John Piper
“You cannot forgive just once, forgiveness is a daily practice.” ~ Sonia Rumzi
“What you can’t forget… God can’t remember!” ~ John MacArthur, Jr.
“Unforgiveness denies the victim the possibility of parole and leaves them stuck in the prison of what was, incarcerating them in their trauma and relinquishing the chance to escape beyond the pain.” ~ T.D. Jakes
Now, it’s your turn. Please share your favorite forgiveness quotes (from sojourners just like us) in the comment section below.
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I LOVE QUOTES and want to see what has blessed, helped, inspired and encouraged you.
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