Bad Faith

We need to forgive

and forget, right?

We won’t easily forgive them for what they deliberately did to us. And we won’t quickly forget what they did to our children!

See, there IS no forgiveness without actual repentance! Many of us are indeed perfectly willing to forgive a penitent person, but not many of us are into the cheap grace of unilateral forgiveness in the face of a brazen and unrepentant scofflaw! That’s not what repentance means–that is just mockery and exploitation.

No one is fooled by a convenient, death-bed repentance. If you think there is forgiveness without real repentance, you understand neither forgiveness nor repentance! You are just using these concepts as a tactical maneuver…

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