Forgiving & Forgetting?

Forgiving & Forgetting?

By Arthur J Licursi

“And their sins and iniquities will I remember no more” (Heb. 10:17).

We know that God forgives the sins of His people, but does He forget them? It would seem so. Our text suggests that He “will not remember” the sins committed against Him by His children (Isa. 43:25). Believers have always found a great deal of comfort in this blessed thought.

Forgiveness Under Paul's “The Gospel of the Grace of God”

The Apostle Paul wrote: "We… are always delivered unto death for Jesus' sake" (2 Cor. 4:11). There is much that we all do for our own sake, for the sake of our children, our loved ones or others, but the real test of the believer's love for the Lord is what he does "for Jesus' sake."

Under the dispensation "of Law." which continued even during Jesus' earthy ministry to Israel (Matt 5:18), our Lord told His disciples that to be forgiven they must FIRST forgive: