Gotcha covered

Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins. I Peter 4:8

Sin is covered in God’s love when we confess and receive forgiveness, with Christ bearing the eternal consequences. As Christ’s followers we cover one another’s sins in love when we give one another the benefit of the doubt rather than finding fault or assigning blame. When our intentions toward one another are to restore rather than to judge, punish, or condemn we cover sin with love.

Lord, give me a deep, sin-covering love for those around me.