Unforgiveness causes the person to be in a prison of their own making.
CS Lewis said ‘Forgiveness is a beautiful word, until you have to forgive someone yourself’
This parable is so important in today’s world of unforgiveness and revenge.
We identify with Peter here; when he asks how often should we forgive before we fulfil our obligations.
The Rabbis’ of the day taught that they were to forgive 3 times, so Peter thought he was a big person suggesting 7 times.
Jesus said there is no limit; and told a parable to get everyone’s attention.