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Red Letter Day - Forgive them

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“Father forgive them”

changed every thing
Before Christ
Matthew 5:38 ESV
“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’
After Christ
forgive - pardon, cancel debt
Matthew 6:12 ESV
and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
Lesson of Forgiveness
The debtor can’t always repay -vs 24-25
Offended can always show mercy - vs27
My dad - beginning
Consequences of Unforgiveness
Guy found someone who owed thousand - threw in prison
Unforgiveness - puts us in prison
My dad - caused issues in other relationships
When the offense seems too big
Remember Jesus
Matthew 18:33 ESV
And should not you have had mercy on your fellow servant, as I had mercy on you?’
Matthew 6:14–15 ESV
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.
Choosing Forgiveness
Dad’s story end
Brings freedom
All is possible through Christ
To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable, because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.
C.S. Lewis

“Father forgive them”

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