Forgiveness is not earned or deserved; it comes to us as God’s gift.
O Lord, hear.
O Lord, forgive.
O Lord, listen and act!
Daniel 9:19 (NLT)
It seems like human beings can never get enough action.
But action is often difficult for us when it comes to forgiveness. When others hurt us, we tend to make forgiveness conditional, and we demand that others work to earn back our trust.
But when God forgives he wipes our slates clean – forgiveness is his free gift to us.