WATCH: Corbin Bernsen on Why Hate, Anger, and Forgiveness Are Central Themes in His New Film “Life With Dog”

Actor Corbin Bernsen believes in the power of faith and forgiveness, so it’s no wonder these are the central themes in his new feature film, “Life With Dog.”

“I have an immense belief that, next to love … forgiveness is a powerful, powerful tool, because we are so trespassed in this life,” he said during a recent appearance on PureFlix.com’s “Pure Talk.” “[Anger] can destroy you, but if you learn forgiveness — it’s this freeing thing.”

Bernsen warned of what happens when one allows hate and anger to fester.

“If we get seeded in that hate and anger, then we end up kind of like what we’re seeing today — chaos,” he said. “It disturbs me.”

Watch Bernsen’s powerful comments below:

And that’s the exact issue Bernsen deals with in “Life With Dog,” a film now streaming on PureFlix.com. The movie centers on main character Joe Bigler, who finds himself struggling after his wife’s death — until he befriends a dog and forms a bond that helps him heal.

Bernsen also told “Pure Talk” about his upbringing as well as his powerful faith journey. The actor, who has starred on “L.A. Law,” among other TV shows and movies, came from a Hollywood family. His mother, Jeanne Cooper, starred on “The Young and the Restless,” and his dad, Harry Bernsen, was a talent agent and producer.

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SOURCE: Christian Post; Pureflix.com, Billy Hallowell