Forgiving Why is it important to forgive? Matthew 12:29 Philippians 2:5-6 Our Pride is the strong man. As long as he remains in us, we remain in the realm of wrong doing Jesus made a way Realm of Wrong doing FATHER Realm of Rest Victim Perpetrator Matthew 19:26 Other 1 John 4:19 Me Anxious Worry Bitterness Stress Anger Hate DEATH Patience Kindness Joy Peace Love Good LIFE IOT be right w/ God Me Other Me Give Forgiveness Jesus Ask For 1 Sam. 15:25 Me Matt.5:23-24 Matt.6:14-15 Me Forgive Self GOD Me GOD Being good isn’t enough Forgive God Me Repent of Matt.18:23-35 Life Separated From Jesus is DEATH Phil. 2:3-4 JESUS Brings LIFE Matt. 18:21-22 Mark 2:7 Matthew 9:6a Luke 23:34 Only Jesus Can Forgive 2 Peter 2:19 Galatians 4:7 In the realm of wrong doing we are SLAVES In the realm of Rest we are all FREE Forgiving implies that we’ve been wronged. A “wrong doing” = A perceived or real inequality of justice resulting in a perceived or real decrease of personal status.
In Summary We Love others all the time Because…. Jesus Loves Us all the time