Contributed by John Lowe on Sep 2, 2017
Our Lord comes through crisp and clear on how we are to deal with hurt and abuse. For one thing, our Lord specifically forbids retaliation.
Our natural tendency is to want to get even, but that’s just the opposite of what Jesus taught.
Lesson: Jesus’ New Directive for Forgiveness
Bible Reading: Matthew 18:21-35
21 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Till seven times?
22 Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, until seven