The more I thought about the unworthy servant of the parable, the more I came to believe that fear was only a small part of his problem. Such fear may have caused him to hesitate, but it led to neglect. That was a choice, and his guilt increased daily until the king returned.
We are told only that he came to Jesus as a turning point in his life. “Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go.”
Something in the way He looked at them caused them to see their nets and their lives in a new light.
The truth is we are called to extend grace to those who have wronged us. And not just that, but you may be called to even intercede for them. That’s right, you may even be called to pray for them.