Anthony Lang (New South Wales, Australia)
Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck and kissed him, and they wept. - Genesis 33:4 (NRSV)
If ever anyone had reason to hold on to resentment, it was Esau. His younger brother Jacob stole his birthright by trickery and deceit. (See Genesis 27:1-41.) And yet, Esau forgave Jacob in an act of true brotherly love.
Jesus’ parable of the prodigal son also speaks of forgiveness —...
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