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16th Sunday after Pentecost

So, what does it REALLY mean to forgive someone?

That, essentially, is the question Peter is asking Jesus at the start of today’s gospel. His suggestion of seven times is no accident – that was Peter’s biblical signifier of what is complete or perfect. Peter wants to get it right. He’s not asking Jesus what the bare minimum requirement is to ‘pass the class’; Peter wants to ace the exam with a perfect score.

Press the 'play' button on the video below to watch.

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