Tuesday, November 12, 2013Author: Alex Hanevich
(Last modified: 2013-11-12 16:08:47)
Source: The Herald-News
Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven (Matthew 18:21-22).
Peter probably felt pretty spiritual about his willingness to forgive someone who offended him up to seven times in a single day. He probably expected Jesus to compliment and praise him for his maturity and godliness. Instead, Jesus responded by explaining that Peter needed to forgive someone four hundred and ninety times per day.
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