forgiver


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Synonyms for forgiver

a person who pardons or forgives or excuses a fault or offense

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One might argue that if forgiveness is a loving response to an injustice, then the forgiver must pursue reconciliation even if it means that she might risk getting injured again.
The peace of Christ be with you" is the greeting of sinner to sinner, Christian to Christian as forgiven forgivers.
He hath only forbidden you dead meat and blood and the flesh of swine and that eat on which any other name hath been invoked besides that of Allah, but if one is forced by necessity, without willful disobedience, Allah is forgiver and most merciful".
as asked for forgiver his actions, saying have been times his l conduct has fallen the standards ed of me as a priest, shop and cardinal".
Conversely, parents can teach through their own actions the concept of Christ as a loving healer, a forgiver, one who leads people to act with justice.
But "The Kid with a Bike" takes another turn when it turns out that the forgiver has moral limitations when faced with an unexpected crisis.
The traits characterizing boys include hot-headed, courageous, strong, quick, mischievous, joyful, chatterer, good, forgiver, serious, sad, quiet, and dreamer.
If you believe in God, you'll know that he's a forgiver and finding peace within yourself is what matters.
Even though I think everything can be forgiven, that doesn't mean that the relationship between the forgiver and the forgiven will go back to the way it was.
Those implicated with State Security need to turn their prayers to God, for he is our supreme judge and forgiver," commented Nikolay.
As an act, forgiveness raises the forgiver above the forgiven; it empowers the one even as it disempowers the other.
The priest's godly face hidden behind a grid as she's enclosed in the claustrophobic confessional--the sliding door opens with a bang as it hits the edge of the frame, the wooden rectangle that separates them from one another--the forgiver and the penitent.
Konstan argues that the concept of forgiveness--understood as a bilateral process involving confession, repentance, and a change of heart on the part of the offender and a change on the part of the forgiver whereby she forgoes vengeance "on the basis precisely of the change in the offender" (21)--is a relatively new idea.
Merciful and compassionate, slow to anger, and great in loving-kindness and truth; preserver of kindness for thousands of generations; Forgiver of iniquity, willful sin and mistakes and who cleanses .
And all this was done by the mildest hearted, and most blue-eyed gentleman in the world, who, according to the patriarchal fashion of those days, was a gentle, white-haired worshiper of the household gods; the gentlest husband, and the gentlest father; the kindest of masters to his slaves; of the most wonderful unruffledness of temper; a serene smoker of his after-dinner pipe; a forgiver of many injuries; a sweet-hearted, charitable Christian; in fine, a pure, cheerful, childlike, blue-eyed, divine old man; in whose meek, majestic soul, the lion and the lamb embraced--fit image of his God.