Early Christian Quotes on Forgiving Others
The Shepherd of Hermas (1st or 2nd Century), Similitude 9, Chapter 23:
If our God and Lord, who rules over all things, and has power over all His creation, does not remember evil against those who confess their sins, but is merciful, does man, who is corruptible and full of sins, remember evil against a fellow-man, as if he were able to destroy or to save him?
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