We forgive because we are forgiven.
Paul says: ‘Be compassionate and kind to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.’ (Ephes
In theians 4:32)
In the Lord's prayer we ask for God's forgiveness and promise to forgive those who have sinned against us.
When Jesus was on the cross, he spoke of forgiveness;
Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing."
Luke 23 v 34