“Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him. And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.”
Henry Earl of Kentucky holds the dubious distinction of being the most arrested man in the world. According to news reports, he has been arrested more than 1,500 times. Since the courts consider most of the charges minor, many of them related to public intoxication or disorderly conduct, Earl has rarely been sentenced to more than a few days in jail for each offense. Yet because of the massive number of arrests, Henry Earl has spent more than sixteen years of his life in confinement.
All of us have people in our lives who hurt us and do things to us that are wrong. God calls us and commands us to forgive them—not just the first time they do it, but over and over again. The p