Withholding forgiveness can be destructive. Our hurt, self-righteousness and pride can build dangerous walls. God’s love, mercy and forgiveness flowing through us will protect and strengthen our marriage union and our “cleaving” together. “Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.” Genesis 2:24
When I feel an unwillingness to forgive quickly welling up in my heart, I am humbly reminded of the abundant mercy God has shown me in my life. My heart is humbled and I race to show mercy.
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