#LIGHTtheWORLD, Jesus Forgave Others and So Can You

December 21, 2016

Jesus Christ showed compassion for those who loved Him—and even for those who didn’t. On the cross, Jesus asked His Father to forgive those who crucified Him. We, too, can bring light into the world as we follow His example of forgiving others.

THREE SIMPLE WAYS TO GET INVOLVED
Is there a family member you haven’t talked to lately? Call him or her.
Make a list of your grudges. Then set a goal to let them go.
Share this inspiring video about forgiving the seemingly unforgivable.
OTHER WAYS TO PARTICIPATE

Have a particularly difficult neighbor or coworker? Be extra nice to him or her this week.
Focus on being kind instead of right for an entire day or week.
Pray for someone who has hurt you.
Read this powerful story of forgiveness.
Re-friend or re-follow someone with whom you’ve had a falling out.
Try to see things from the perspective of a person who has upset you.
Remember a time someone has forgiven you and how it felt.
Ask God to help you be more forgiving of others in your life.
Visit JustServe.org for more ways to #LIGHTtheWORLD in your community (U.S. and Canada only).
“21 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times?

22 Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.”

Matthew 18:21–22

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