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May 26, 2019 | Matthew Sowada

The Cost of Forgiveness

The Cost of Forgiveness
Matthew 18:21-35

YouVersion outline - May 26, 2019 

In Matthew 18:21-35, Jesus is answering Peter’s question on forgiveness.  How often do I have to forgive a brother or sister who continues to sin against me?

Jesus reminds the disciples (and us) of the debt that was forgiven by His Father and charges us to remember that Forgiven people are forgiving people!

The Question(Matthew 18:21-22)

The Debt(Matthew 18:23-27)

“But herein lies the problem: If we don’t know and understand the immensity of our own debts of sin, we don’t have a chance of having forgiving hearts.” Aaron Sironi 

Colossians 2:13-14
Isaiah 43:25

The Demand(Matthew 18:28-30)

Luke 23:24

The Decision(Matthew 18:31-35)

Remember – forgiven people are forgiving people! 

Colossians 3:12-14
Ephesians 4:32 

The Benediction:
Matthew 6:10-15

Series Information

So many people are relationally or emotionally broken. Depression, anxiety, isolation, or tension become the the norm and it wreaks havoc with relationships, health, and even with faith.  This series will be addressing these issues and will help lay stronger foundations in understanding God more fully in these issues, so that we can be on a path towards healing or help others towards a path of healing of emotional and relational brokenness.