Dannah Gresh: You’ve heard the saying, “forgive and forget”? Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth cautions against the forgetting part.
Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth: If you and I could not remember any of the pain we’ve experienced, how in the world could we have mercy and be tenderhearted toward hurting people? You see, the pain of my past can actually be a means of my extending grace and mercy and kindness to hurting people.
Dannah: This is the Revive Our Hearts podcast with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, author of Choosing Forgiveness, for July 14, 2022. I’m Dannah Gresh.
Have you ever watched children learning to swim? Some kids start doggie-paddling right away, but others cling to the edge of the pool, too afraid to let go. Well, in the same way, some of us are hanging on to old hurts by refusing to forgive. We’re missing out on the freedom we can have in Christ. …