Forgiveness is probably one of the most misunderstood concepts in our society. There are many aspects of it that are debated. One of those is whether or not forgiveness is conditional (the offender must repent first) or unconditional (it’s doesn’t matter if the offender repents or not). Below are some great articles that talk about this issue. I encourage you to take the time to read them.
- Tim Challies gives a brief overview:
- Tim Brister asks some good questions:
- Chris Brauns builds a great argument for conditional forgiveness, gives us some perspectives of others and lays out 5 basic problems with unconditional forgiveness:
- Justin Taylor weighs in and deals a lot with the Biblical Data: