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Feb 03, 2019

Do You Forgive Like Your Fther Forgives?

Passage: Ephesians 4:32

Preacher: Pastor Tim W. Young

Series: Communion Meditation

Category: Ephesians


Main Text - Ephesians 4:32, NT Readings - Matthew 18:21-35, Romans 13:8-14


“Do You Forgive Like Your Father Forgives?”


Ephesians 4:32 Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.


We Christian Should Be Willing to Forgive Everyone of Everything Just As Our Father Does


  1. Why Should Christians Forgive Anyone of Anything Anyway?


  1. “kathos” = “as” – “just as” -  “even as”


                              Colossians 2:13-14 .


  1. Who is this King in Mat 18:21 and who did he really forgive anyway?


                              God…so forgive as God forgave


  1. How Should You Forgive Everyone of Everything Then?


  1. You should forgive continuously


                              Mat 18:21-22

                              Luke 17:3-4

                              John 8:3-11


  1. You should forgive unilaterally


                              Luke 23:34

                              John 8:3-11  


  1. So What If I Can’t Forgive Someone of Something Really Bad?


  1. Then you may not be forgiven and have no reason to think you will be.


                              Matthew 6:14-15  



  1. If you are unforgiven, then what may be your fate?


                              Matthew 18:34-35  



               Then all is hopeless????


               No - as God in Christ forgave you.