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- Forgiveness means you decide not to pay someone back when they hurt you.
- Forgiveness is a gift. Christians are supposed to be known for their forgiving attitudes. We’re not supposed to run around holding grudges and making people pay for their mistakes.
- We’re supposed to forgive others because Jesus forgave us. If that’s how Jesus treats us, then that’s how we should treat others.
Colossians 3:13 Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.
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