I have been thinking a lot about forgiveness. About forgiving those who aren’t sorry. Who don’t see their wrong. And walking in true forgiveness with them. 

Many years back I chose to forgive someone who wasn’t sorry. And would never be sorry. I wasn’t getting the apology that was long overdue. From someone who had deeply wrong me. 

But what happened when I obeyed God FULLY was spectacular. It wasn’t about the other person- it was about ME. The freedom I received was unmatched to any “rightfully so” grudge. 

But I’ve also been thinking about the power of a true apology. I had a friend apologize to me probably 10 years ago at this point. They admitted their sin, asked for forgiveness and apologized. It was life giving but also life changing. It taught me a lesson much greater than they would ever know. It taught me how to apologize. 

Again, the freedom, peace and joy that followed were unmatched.

Someone needs to hear this today. God calls us to forgive. Even when we are right. And He calls us to confess our sins and seek forgivenes.

I promise FREEDOM is on the other side. Joy and peace will follow when we fully obey our King! 

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