Luke 7:36-50 New King James Version (NKJV) A Sinful Woman Forgiven.
Sometimes you won't, because the hurt went too deep, or because the person was too abusive, or expressed no regret. The verse in Luke 7:47 baffles me.
He tells us to forgive as we have been forgiven. But anyone who has been forgiven for only a little will show only a little love.” DARBY.
And He went to the Pharisee’s house, and sat down to eat.
Matthew 6:12-15 And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Then, to make sure we understand, He said, “For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. We forgive because we have been forgiven by God. Often times we associate forgiveness with being sorry. Jesus is a God Who longs to forgive sinners, and He promises to forgive those who confess their sins to Him (1 John 1:9). Because of this, I tell you that her sins — which are many!
So I tell you that all her sins are forgiven, and that is why she has shown great love. Why should you choose forgiveness? In it He said, “Forgive us our debts (sins) as we have also forgiven our debtors (those who sin against us). Yet, Jesus says something quite different.
Finally, we have to choose forgiveness over bitterness. — have been forgiven, because she loved much. For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. Nothing characterizes the new nature of a Christian like forgiveness because nothing so characterizes the nature of God [ Proverbs 19:11 ]. The woman asked, and she was forgiven. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.”Does it mean that only those with many sins and have been forgiven are able to lo If the offender apologizes (and really means it), only then do we think we are called to forgive. There are certainly some great spiritual reasons to forgive.
But someone who has been forgiven only a little loves only a little.” CEV.
Forgiveness requires feeling willing to forgive. Her love for Him was great because she recognized that she needed a great amount of grace from her Lord. We can’t choose what other people do to us, but we can make the choice of letting go and forgiving, or holding on and being destroyed. She learned to love, for she had been loved first by Jesus (1 John 4:19). 36 Then one of the Pharisees asked Him to eat with him. Since Christians have been forgiven so much it is imperative that we be just as forgiving with other believers [Ephesians 4:32] as the parable teaches.
How to Forgive Someone who has Hurt you Repeatedly Know what it means to forgive. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins” (Matt.
There, Jesus said, “Therefore I say to you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.