Thursday Quote Day: Tim Keller

For this week’s “Thursday Quote Day” here is a quote from pastor and author Tim Keller:

“…God’s grace and forgiveness, while free to the recipient, are always costly for the giver…. From the earliest parts of the Bible, it was understood that God could not forgive without sacrifice. No one who is seriously wronged can “just forgive” the perpetrator…. But when you forgive, that means you absorb the loss and the debt. You bear it yourself. All forgiveness, then, is costly.”  (Tim Keller)

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