Explore the depths of divine forgiveness as mentioned in the Bible, discussing the boundless nature of God’s mercy and human repentance.
What does forgive 70 times 7 mean?
Jesus speaks of forgiveness beyond what anyone had ever considered before: seventy times seven! Many commentaries understand this to mean that Jesus was telling Peter that he should forgive his brother a limitless number of times.
How many times God will forgive you?
Does God get so weary forgiving us that we, at some point, reach the limit of how many times he will forgive us? Jesus was asked by the disciples how many times they needed to forgive someone. Jesus said, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven” (Matthew 18:22).
Can you repent multiple times?
Repentance is always available, even if you’ve made the same mistake again. The Lord has said, “As often as my people repent will I forgive them their trespasses against me” (Mosiah 26:30). Be one of “His people,” and return to the Lord whenever you stray.
Is God’s forgiveness unlimited?
There is no limit to his forgiveness and longsuffering. Jesus told his disciples, “If he [your brother] sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times in a day returns to you, saying, ‘I repent,’ you shall forgive him” (Luke 17:4, NKJV).
How many sins Cannot be forgiven?
Graham: Only one sin that can’t be forgiven is on God’s list — and that is the sin of rejecting Him and refusing His offer of forgiveness and new life in Jesus Christ. This alone is the unforgivable sin, because it means we are saying that the Holy Spirit’s witness about Jesus is a lie (see Luke 12:10).
Does forgiveness have a limit?
Just as God forgives us all the time, we are to forgive others all the time. There are no limitations to forgiveness. Of course, there are natural consequences in this world.