What if I don’t feel like forgiving others?
There are times we don’t feel like forgiving those who have wronged us. It is easier to act our way into feeling than to feel our way into acting. Having a nature of not forgiving others brings about bitterness, and bitterness has been linked to stress-related illnesses by some medical researchers. By forgiving others, we free ourselves spiritually and emotionally. Forgiveness is an act of our own personal will in obedience and submission to God’s will, trusting God to bring emotional healing. (Source: allaboutgod.com)
These 7 freeing testimonials about forgiveness were compiled together as a simple resource to help you in your journey of learning how to forgive others who have wronged you, at it's purest form. It's not a feeling, but a decision or call to forgive when you've been hurt, hurt others or oneself as obedience to God!
The act of forgiveness is never easy, but a true source of peace in a world that will hurt you over and over again. Simply put... making the decision to forgive others releases you from the pain, bitterness and unhappiness that their wrong has created. Do it for yourself - not them!
Wanda L. Ball