George MacDonald – Forgiveness

George MacDonald – Forgiveness

G. MacDonald

“Forgiveness is the giving,
and so the receiving, of life”
George Macdonald

“And whenever you may stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, that your Father who is in the heavens may also forgive you your trespasses; and, if you do not forgive, neither will your Father who is in the heavens forgive your trespasses.”
Mark 11:25-26

Wisdom of the Ages – Nayler

Wisdom of the Ages

“There is a spirit which I feel that delights to do no evil, nor to revenge any wrong, but delights to endure all things, in hope to enjoy its own in the end. Its hope is to outlive all wrath and contention, and to weary out all exaltation and cruelty, or whatever is of a nature contrary to itself. It sees to the end of all temptations. As it bears no evil in itself, so it conceives none in thoughts to any other. If it be betrayed, it bears it, for its ground and spring is the mercies and forgiveness of God. Its crown is meekness, its life is everlasting love unfeigned; it takes its kingdom with entreaty and not with contention, and keeps it by lowliness of mind. In God alone it can rejoice, though none else regard it, or can own its life. It is conceived in sorrow, and brought forth without any to pity it, nor doth it murmur at grief and oppression. It never rejoiceth but through sufferings; for with the world’s joy it is murdered. I found it alone, being forsaken. I have fellowship therein with them who lived in dens and desolate places in the earth, who through death obtained this resurrection and eternal holy life”
– J Nayler

Wisdom of the Ages – Brian Troxel

Wisdom of the Ages

“He who is all power expressed that power in forgiveness.
It requires more power to forgive than to avenge”
Brian Troxel

Wisdom of the Ages – William Fuller

Wisdom of the Ages

Thomas Fuller

“He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.”
– Thomas Fuller

“And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors”
Matthew 6:12

 

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