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I think it's as simple as the Bible states that we should not judge others. Therefore we have no reason to forgive them as it's not our job to judge them: Matthew 7 NIV Judging Others 7 “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. 2 For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. ...


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However, is there any verse concerning how we are to forgive non believers ? "Forgiveness" concerns the restoration of relationship. If a brother in Christ asks for forgiveness, we are to grant it. Paul gives an example of one who was disciplined by the church in Corinth and had repented and wanted to rejoin in fellowship. 2 Corinthians 2:7 So that ...


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In addition to the above The entire purpose of Jesus death and resurrection was to forgive the un-forgiven. You refer to them as non believers, but it must be remembered that the Gentile Nations were not believers, and yet Jesus himself sent Paul to the Gentile nations: Acts 9:5 and 6 NKJV And he said, "Who are You, Lord?" Then the Lord said, "I am ...


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Mathew 18:21-22 This verse says we should forgive seven times seventy "Period!" It doesn't say we should forgive seven times seventy, -asterisk- except for non- believers. Christians are called to (Love) even our "Enemies!" Mathew 5:44 But i tell you, Love your enemies an pray for those who persecutes you. (NIV) I'm pretty sure that conveys forgiving ...


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Of course there is forgiveness if we sin, including in vows, although that does not mean we should sin willfully. Additionally, I like to consider the following thought so far as it concerns my own "foolishness". 10“If a woman living with her husband makes a vow or obligates herself by a pledge under oath 11and her husband hears about it but says ...



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