Luke 23:34:iconstrawberryr: here, with another short journal with a message for all of you.Luke 23:341 year ago in Personal
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Luke 23:34 is a verse I recently thought of that came into play in my life recently.
I discovered the truth of an event that took place in my past, where boys broke into my home and broke irreplaceable family possessions, and yet...
when I was sitting there, sobbing, I didn't wish them to die, I didn't wish they'd be sent to jail forever and killed, I didn't want them to suffer.
I asked God to forgive them.
Luke 23:34 reads, "Jesus said, 'Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.'"
We need to keep in mind that holding grudges against people is not a Christian thing to do. We need to live our lives better, in ways that would make our lives and the lives around us happier and better overall. Jesus preached forgiveness, and even forgave the thieves next to him as he stood, dying on the cross.
Let's all remember to be forgiving as October comes around, and to not feel like the world or t