For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.  (Matthew 6:14-15)



Think of something someone has done to you for which you have not truly forgiven them. Consider that God has forgiven you for everything that you have done and will do. God calls us to forgive as we desire to be forgiven.


Write down the name of the person or the act that hurt you. You need only write one or two words that remind you of the hurt. After you have written the sin against you on the paper, wad the paper up and put it in the trash can and walk away. Or you may choose to carefully burn it.  No one will see what is on the paper but you and God. However you dispose of it, know it is gone forever. Don’t go back to dig through the garbage or ashes later on. Let it go with true forgiveness.




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