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St John Fisher Primary a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Sheffield
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Our 'Statement to Live By'

28th Jun 2020

Our ‘Statement to Live By’ will be “I try to accept the forgiveness of others”

To be forgiven is a gift.

Sometimes it is a gift that is difficult to accept because we feel too ashamed - too unworthy to accept fully the forgiveness of others.

God asks to accept the forgiveness of those we hurt if we are truly sorry. He died on a cross so that we can receive this gift. He therefore calls us to be unafraid; to trust in Him; and to accept the forgiveness of others.

The act of forgiveness is an act of love. God is love. By accepting forgiveness we are accepting God – and we are choosing freedom…