Jesus said, “Father forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” And they divided His garments and cast lots. Luke 23:34 (NKJV) The NLT version says they gambled for his clothes and cast dice. As Jesus hung on the cross, He is asking forgiveness for those who hurt Him. The incredible heart – His nature and character – to forgive. That was His heart. It was why He was there on the cross. He suffered. Soldiers beat Him and nailed Him to a cross. Friends had betrayed Him. A nation despised Him. And His response was to forgive.…

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