Forgiveness is a challenge even on a good day. Throw in a handful of stress, frustration, or exhaustion or personal pain and suffering and forgiveness becomes almost too much to consider. Unfortunately, God doesn’t let us off the hook quite so easily. He commands us to forgive our debtors and even instructs us to pray for those who have mistreated us.
Jonah’s story provides us with some insight into how we can make forgiveness possible.