#184 – Gods Forgiveness
July 17, 2014•16 min
Yesterday on The Morning Meditation, we looked at the most quoted verse in the Bible…John 3:16! We looked at the words in this verse and we thought about A Sixfold Aspect of God’s Love.
Today on The Morning Mediation:
“There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most? Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.”
Forgiveness is one of the most common words in the Bible. It is found in its different forms 98 times. The word forgiveness translates, “aphiemi,” and means, “to send away, it is used of a husband divorcing his wife, to depart from one and leave him to himself so that all mutual claims are abandoned.”
While God hates divorce, it does furnish a good illustration. When one is divorced, a party is put