God designed us to need others. There’s no getting around it, though we might try.
As John Donne said in a poem written almost 300 years ago, “No man is an island.” None of us are made for isolated living. The enemy knows this. He constantly works to destroy healthy relationships by distorting our view of forgiveness so that we live bitter and alone rather than free and connected.
Our skewed definitions, or expectations, of forgiveness can keep us from the freedom it brings. They may block our ability to experience what God provides.
Here are 9 important things to know about forgiveness—what it is, and what it isn't.
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