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Forgiving One Another

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The Bible commands that we forgive when another. But why? How? Who? And when? This lesson is a study of the answers to these questions.

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I. The Context -

a. is Dealing With the Idea of “Walking Worthy”
b. To Walk Worthy, We Must Put Off the Old Man and Put On the New
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ii. The New Man is Created “After the Likeness of God”- (ESV)
1. “As God Forgave You” - Ephesians 4:24
2. “Be Imitators of God” - :1iii.
iii. One of The Characteristics of the New Man We Take On is Being Willing to Forgive -

II. The Text -

a. The Foundation: “God… Forgave You”
i. We Need Forgiveness
1. We All Have Sinned - ;
2. Sin Separated Us From God -
3. Its Wages Was Death -
ii. God Forgave Us -
1. Forgiveness Came Through Christ -
2. This Was the Purpose of Christ’s Coming -
iii. When We Understand and Appreciate What God Did For Us, We Will Treat Others Better -
1. Then We Forgive Others - ;
2. Being An Imitator of God -
b. The Extent: “As God in Christ Forgave You”
i. We Forgive Others the Same What We Have Been Forgiven by God.
ii. How Has God Forgiven Us and, Therefore, We Forgive Others?
1. Willingly - ;
2. Conditionally - ; ;
3. Graciously - ;
4. Completely - ;
5. Repeatedly - ; ;
6. Immediately - ;
c. The Attitude of Forgiveness: Love
i. “Therefore” on Connects Chapter 5 Back to Chapter 4
ii. In Verse 1 He Says We Need to “Imitate God” -
iii. In Verse 2 We Are Told to “Walk In Love, As Christ Also Loved Us...”
ii. In Verse 2 We Are Told to “Walk In Love, As Christ Also Loved Us...” iv. This Love That We Must Possess Will Lead Us to Forgive Others - -71. Be Kind - v.42. Think No Evil (Doesn’t Keep Account of Wrong) - v.53. Does Not Rejoice In Iniquity - v.64. Believes and Hopes All Things (Gives the Benefit of Doubt) - v.7 iv. If We Are Unwilling to Forgive, We Do Not Love As We Should.Conclusion: Have you forgiven others? Are you unwilling to forgive when others who do you wrong repent? If so, you are unforgiven by God (; )
iv. This Love That We Must Possess Will Lead Us to Forgive Others -
1. Be Kind - v.4
2. Think No Evil (Doesn’t Keep Account of Wrong) - v.5
3. Does Not Rejoice In Iniquity - v.6
4. Believes and Hopes All Things (Gives the Benefit of Doubt) - v.7
iv. If We Are Unwilling to Forgive, We Do Not Love As We Should.
Conclusion: Have you forgiven others? Are you unwilling to forgive when others who do you wrong repent? If so, you are unforgiven by God (; )
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