Jesus challenges us to forgive others. It is a clear command and unambiguous.
That is our part to do. When we do, GOD forgives us. He is also clear that if we don’t forgive others, GOD won’t forgive us for missing GOD’s goal for our life.
Really? Yes, really. He said it. I think He meant it.
May I forgive.
May I root resentment out of my heart and life.
“In prayer there is a connection between what God does and what you do. You can’t get forgiveness from God, for instance, without also forgiving others. If you refuse to do your part, you cut yourself off from God’s part.” (Matthew 6:14-15 The Message)