Reconciliation and Forgiveness - Part 2

Reconciliation and Forgiveness - Part 2

November 19, 2023 | David Deputy

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The Life of Christ series is a comprehensive study of the life of Jesus Christ, from before His birth to His last breath. Using accounts from all four of the gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John), we hear Jesus' teaching to His audience then and to us today.

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Reconciliation and Forgiveness – Part 2

Forgiving Nature (Matthew 18:21, 22)

  1. Without  there will be no reconciliation.
  2. The principle: forgive to the point of extravagance.
  3. Forgiveness = to  from legal or moral or obligation consequence, to cancel, remit, pardon.
  4. True forgiveness is  .


A Forgiven Debt (Matthew 18:23-27)

  1. 10,000 talents = 60 million days/164,383.5 years.
  2. Forgiveness is a  action made by the offended; on behalf of the offender.
  3. Jesus  the debt we owe on our behalf.


A Debt Maintained (Matthew 18:28-31)

  1. 100 denarii = 100 day’s wages/just over 3 months.
  2. When we fail to show  and  by extending forgiveness we are no better than this wicked servant.
  3. What we have been forgiven is much  than anything we are called to forgive in one another.


As We Do … (Matthew 18:32-35)

  1. Forgiveness has a direct  with our relationship with God.
  2. When we truly  forgiveness, then we are able to fully experience it.
  3. Because we have been forgiven  , we are to forgive the little.

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