“If he repents seven times in one day, you must forgive him.” – Does this mean forgiveness is unconditional?

A Cry For Justice

And he said to his disciples, “Temptations to sin are sure to come, but woe to the one through whom they come! It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin. Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him, and if he sins against you seven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ you must forgive him.”
Luke 17:1-4

Recently a lady wrote to me and asked if I could explain to her what the Lord meant by His words here in Luke 17, particularly in verses 3-4.

Last Sunday we took a long look at the error — the very serious error — of latching on to a passage of Scripture…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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