A great example of “Forgiveness”. Christianity is Heart transformation, and one of the most graphic changes in a Christian’s life is the heartfelt-genuine capacity to forgive others. Botham Jean’s Brother Forgives, Embraces Ex-Dallas Cop Who Killed His Brother.
‘And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you. – Ephesians 4:32
(Faithwire) Brandt Jean, the brother of a black man who was shot dead by Amber Guyger, a white Dallas Police officer who said she mistook the victim’s apartment for her own, forgave his brother’s killer and hugged her in front of the courtroom Wednesday.
As some people outside of the courtroom reacted angrily to the 10-year sentence given to Amber Guyger, 31, for killing Botham Jean in his own apartment, believing the sentence too lenient, Jean’s brother was allowed by Judge Tammy Kem to address her directly from the witness stand.
Brandt Jean told Guyger that he thinks his brother would have wanted her to turn her life over to Christ and that if she can ask God for forgiveness, she will get it.
“I want the best for you,” he said. “That’s exactly what Botham would want you to do, and the best would be to give your life to Christ.”
“I love you as a person. I don’t wish anything bad on you,” he said to Guyger, before adding, “I don’t know if this is possible, but can I give her a hug?”
Judge Kem told him he could and Brandt and Gyger stood up, then met in front of the bench and hugged each other while Guyger cried.
Why did it happen?
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