Category Archives: Forgiveness

How Should We Respond When Others Threaten or Attack Us?

As I wrote yesterday, we need to forgive others in order to be forgiven by God. That’s because an unforgiving heart is unable to receive God’s healing power. But what should we do when we, or the people we are … Continue reading

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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About Forgiving Others?

Near the beginning of the Book of Mormon, Laman and Lemuel feel remorse for something they have done to their brother Nephi. They plead with him to forgive them. Nephi tells us that he “did frankly forgive them all that … Continue reading

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The Places of Your Dwellings Shall Become Desolate – 3 Nephi 9:6-7

6 O ye house of Israel whom I have spared, how oft will I gather you as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, if ye will repent and return unto me with full purpose of heart. 7 But … Continue reading

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I Did Frankly Forgive Them – 1 Nephi 7:20-21

20 And it came to pass that they were sorrowful, because of their wickedness, insomuch that they did bow down before me, and did plead with me that I would forgive them of the thing that they had done against … Continue reading

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If Ye Forgive – 3 Nephi 13:14-15

14 For, if ye forgive men their trespasses your heavenly Father will also forgive you; 15 But if ye forgive not men their trespasses neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. (3 Nephi 13:14-15) There are many good reasons to … Continue reading

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