Matthew 6:14-15  For if you forgive men their trespasses your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their trespasses neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.

Clearly it is seen in the above verses that God has called us to forgive our fellow man. Although we know this, forgiving our fellow man isn’t always easy to do. Sometimes, someone will do something so horrible to us that forgiving them seems impossible, and most often is something we don’t want to do. Forgiving however, is not agreeing with what the other person did, or that it is not wrong or at all bad, it is doing the right thing in the eyes of God. When someone wrongs us it can leave us full of anger and even hurt. We may even find ourselves wanting to seek vengeance but that is best left up to God. We should just forgive and move on and let God handle the rest.

As stated in Matthew 18:21-22 Peter came to Him and said Lord how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times? Jesus said to him I do not say to you up to seven times but up to seventy times seven. We can’t live peaceful harmonious lives if we are holding on to anger hatred and unforgiveness. Therefore, we need to forgive, let it all go so that we can have peace of mind. For as stated in the Lord’s prayer in Matthew 6:12 forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors and though I know forgiving our debtors is easier said then done, still we owe it to ourselves and to God to say I forgive you.