Unforgiving servants always end up in prison.



“The key to forgiving others is to quit focusing on what they did ‘to’ you and start focusing on what God did ‘for’ you…. Unforgiving servants always end up in prison. Prisons of anger, guilt and depression. God doesn’t put us in prison we create our own…. Let me be clear. Hatred will sour your outlook and break your back. The load of bitterness is simply too heavy. Your knees will buckle under the strain and your heart will break beneath the weight. The mountain before you is steep enough without the heaviness of hatred on your back. The wisest choice – the only choice – is for you to drop the anger. You will never be called upon to give anyone more grace than God has already given you” (Max Lucado, “In the Grip of Grace” pp.156-7)