Pam Gyang was killed in Jos, Nigeria by Islamic extremists in a mass shooting. Grace Gyang, his pregnant widow stated; “My husband is a friend, and I’m already missing him. But what can I do but thank God for his life. I pray that through his death those who killed him will get to know Jesus as their savior.”
When a loved one is lost in such tragic circumstances there are many possible reactions. Perhaps this is the healthiest one. As Jesus forgave us our sins, so we forgive the sins of others. --Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell
World, September 21, 2013 p. 16
Ephesians 4:32 (NIV) Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.