While waiting for the traffic light to change, I couldn’t help but notice the following message on the rear window of the car across from us: “Forgiveness is the power of love!” It was a simple yet awesome reminder not only of the power of God’s love for us that manifests itself through His forgiveness, but also of our love for others that should not be keeping a record of wrongs (1 Corinthians 13:5).
“So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you: compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline. Be even-tempered, content with second place, quick to forgive an offense. Forgive as quickly and completely as the Master forgave you. And regardless of what else you put on, wear love. It’s your basic, all-purpose garment. Never be without it.” (Colossians 3:12-14)