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Forgiveness Is the Only Way to Get Out of a Spiritual Prison


Like every father, God wants the best for his children. Those who make themselves His children feel pleasure in His will. Likewise, the Most High feels pleasure in those who sanctify Him. Although such pleasure is offered to all, only those with intelligent faith comply with His will quickly. They present themselves in obedience before the Lord and, consequently, enjoy His best.

To be obedient to God is to submit to His instructions. Even if it means denying the desires and feelings that our heart insists on carrying, including pain. See, for example, what the Lord Jesus says about it:

“Therefore, if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First, be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift. Agree with your adversary quickly, while you are on the way with him, lest your adversary deliver you to the judge, the judge hand you over to the officer, and you be thrown into prison.” (Matthew 5:23-25)

The offer of life on the Altar, if accompanied by resentment in our hearts, is worth nothing in the eyes of the Highest.


Many people are endowed with a faith that pleases God. Still, inwardly, they live imprisoned by sorrows, disappointments, and bad feelings against their neighbor. And with that, not even their good works and offers can make them succeed.

Those who carry within themselves an intelligent, pure, and practical faith are in a hurry to comply with the sound, perfect, and pleasant will of their Lord, who advises:

 “Agree with your adversary quickly.” (Matthew 5:25)

Forgiveness is the only way to get out of a spiritual prison. Only those humble enough to pay the price of obedience to the Word of God will reach His eternal treasure: Salvation.

“Blessed are the pure in heart, For they shall see God.” (Matthew 5:8)