Matthew 6:9 & 12 – Pray then like this . . .“Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.”
Luke 6:37 – “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.”
Ephesians 4:32 – “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.”
Colossians 3:13 – “Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.”
I Peter 4:8 – “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”
Matthew 6:14-15 – “For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.”
“Everyone says forgiveness is a lovely idea until they have something to forgive.” – C.S. Lewis
Big Idea: ____________ you forgive, God ______________ forgive you.
UP: We are never closer to the ______________ of Jesus Christ than when we ___________________ your sins to him.
IN: We are never more like ______________ than when we forgive those who have sinned against you.
OUT: We will never fully experience ___________________ in Christ until we learn the __________________ of forgiveness.