When you’ve really hurt someone, sinned against them, you realize how powerless you are. Because in those moments, you know there is absolutely nothing you can do to make things right again. In those moments, the only source of hope is that the other person would be kind enough to absolve you anyway, in spite of you. This is where our experience with grace begins. Jesus shows us that God doesn’t treat us as our sins deserve; that’s what this season is all about.

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