Forgive Others

Recently I read about two things that happened. First, a man was arrested because he was praying. Then I read about a man who was put in jail for preaching about Jesus.
It makes me mad when I read about things like this. I do not like people who are against God. But then I remember what Jesus said in our Bible Reading today. As Jesus was dying on the cross, He said, “Father, forgive these people that are killing me. They don’t know what they are doing” (verse 34b).
God forgives us when we sin, so we should forgive other people, too. Sometimes we do not understand why people do things against God and the Bible. But we should still forgive them.
Maybe you know some people who are against God. Maybe these people are your neighbors or people who work with you. Be patient with these people. Pray for them and ask God to show them the right way to live.