By Lonnie Wilkey
Editor, Baptist and Reflector
When we accepted Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior, our sins were forgiven by God. What a wonderful feeling that was.
The question that we must answer in our own lives is this: Are we willing to forgive others when we feel they have wronged us? Even for Christians, forgiveness can be hard. Though we have been beneficiaries of the grace and mercy of God we are still prone to sin. We often find it very difficult to forgive others. Usually instead of forgiveness we want “blood” or revenge against the person or persons.
People have not changed much over the course of thousands of years. We find the same attitude in this week’s passage. [Read more…]