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If they have to apologize in order to receive forgiveness then it’s not really forgiveness.  That is not releasing them from their debt, it’s demanding payment.

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There is a rather significant difference between forgiveness and trust.  Forgiveness is simply a matter of releasing a transgressor from their debt.  But when trust has been violated and thereby lost, it takes substantially more to rebuild a relationship.  Transgressors are fond of thinking that if they’ve truly been forgiven, everything will return to the way it was, but that is not true.  While God does command us to forgive, He does not require us to place our trust in those who have proven to be unworthy of it.

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