Character Definitions of Forgiveness

  • Learning to demonstrate Christ’s love toward an offender (Character Clues Game)
  • Clearing the record of those who have wronged me and not holding a grudge (Character First!)
  • 1 v.t. Give, grant.  2 v.t. Pardon (an offence); cease to resent or claim requital for; remit (a debt). (Foll. by indirect obj. or to a person.)  3 v.i. Pardon an offence or an offender; give up resentment against a person etc.  4 v.t. Give up resentment against, pardon, (an offender) (foll. by for); (now rare) give up one’s claim against (a debtor).  5 v.t. Give up (resentment, anger); give up one’s resolve to do(New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary)