Word of warning: this is grisly and definitely not for the faint of heart. But as an episode of tangible forgiveness – initiated in response to sin and only sin (of the most heinous kind) rather than some outward display of repentance or even remorse (or any kind of merit) – it’s simply too powerful not to share. This is the extreme case which sheds light on the less extreme ones, like it or not, a particularly visceral example of why mercy is sometimes described as such an offensive quality. The ‘one-way’ lightning strikes around the 2 min 15 sec mark, ht CM: