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I think the first step is to understand that forgiveness does not exonerate the perpetrator. Forgiveness liberates the victim. It's a gift you give yourself.
T. D. Jakes
Soon I realized that if beauty equalled forgiveness, I was never going to be forgiven.
We cannot embrace God's forgiveness if we are so busy clinging to past wounds and nursing old grudges.
T. D. Jakes
Forgiveness to the injured does belong; but they ne'er pardon who have done wrong.
God's forgiveness allows us to be honest with ourselves. We recognize our imperfections, admit our failures, and plead to God for clemency.
If Jesus Christ was who He claimed to be, and He did die on a cross at a point of time in history, then, for all history past and all history future it is relevant because that is the very focal point for forgiveness and redemption.
We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness.
Frederick William Robertson
The schools would fail through their silence, the Church through its forgiveness, and the home through the denial and silence of the parents. The new generation has to hear what the older generation refuses to tell it.
It is always the case that when the Christian looks back, he is looking at the forgiveness of sins.
I find forgiveness to be really healthy.
My desire is to stand up and brush myself off when I make mistakes and ask for forgiveness.
Forgiveness really is so misunderstood, as well as the power it can release in an individual.
I think it's important to remember that Christianity was based in love and tolerance and forgiveness and acceptance.
I think we learn the most from imperfect relationships - things like forgiveness and compassion.
On a level of simple personal survival, understanding and forgiveness are crucial... whether in an intimate personal relationship or on a global level.
When there's that forgiveness present and compassion, it just helps you live so much easier.
Craig T. Nelson
Forgiveness is indifference. Forgiveness is impossible while love lasts.
'Caught' is a novel of forgiveness, and the past and the present - who should be and who shouldn't be forgiven. None of my books are ever just about thrills, or it won't work.
To sin offers repentance and forgiveness; not to sin offers only punishment.
I like cast iron coated with enamel for longevity and forgiveness if I happen to take my eyes off the prize while pouring Chianti.
One important theme is the extent to which one can ever correct an error, especially outside any frame of religious forgiveness. All of us have done something we regret - how we manage to remove that from our conscience, or whether that's even possible, interested me.
Forgiveness is the needle that knows how to mend.
Well, I've never left my faith - but have I made a lot of mistakes? But was I fortunate that I was brought up in that Pentecostal church, where I heard about God's love and God's forgiveness.
Billy Ray Cyrus
On the Day of Atonement, Jews are commanded to seek forgiveness from the people we have hurt.
The Dalai Lama's entire being is about peace and harmony, forgiveness and self-discipline. Those are qualities to be admired. I am really looking forward to meeting His Holiness.
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