Daily Messages

Words for You to Ponder Today


Forgiveness

  • "We are to forgive to be forgiven. To wait for [others] to repent before we forgive and repent is to allow them to choose for us a delay which could cost us happiness here and hereafter."

    —Henry B. Eyring, "Do Not Delay"
    Topics: Forgiveness

  • "If you are having trouble forgiving another person or even yourself, ask God to help you. Forgiveness is a glorious, healing principle. We do not need to be a victim twice. We can forgive."

    —Kevin R. Duncan, "The Healing Ointment of Forgiveness", Ensign, May 2016
    Topics: Forgiveness

  • "Our Redeemer chooses to forgive because of His incomparable compassion, mercy, and love. Our Savior wants to forgive because this is one of His divine attributes. And, like the Good Shepherd He is, He is joyful when we choose to repent."

    —Thomas S. Monson, "Repentance: A Joyful Choice", Ensign, November 2016
    Topics: Forgiveness, Repentance

  • "To forgive is not to condone. We do not rationalize bad behavior or allow others to mistreat us because of their struggles, pains, or weaknesses. But we can gain greater understanding and peace when we see with a broader perspective."

    —Kevin R. Duncan, "The Healing Ointment of Forgiveness"
    Topics: Forgiveness, Peace

  • "If we forgive others their trespasses, our Heavenly Father will also forgive us."

    —Visiting Teaching Message - July, "Divine Attributes of Jesus Christ: Forgiving and Merciful"
    Topics: Forgiveness