Jesus’ Prayer: Forgive us our DebtsNovember 1, 2020
Jesus’ Prayer: Forgive us our Debts
Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors. And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. Matthew 6:9-13 (NKJV)
There are many things people do that might cause us to have .
1 This petition represents a word from the Lord
Augustine, Spurgeon, Wesley
2 The keyword:
“O God, deal with me as I with other people”
4 A word to the unforgiving
For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.
15 But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Matthew 6:14-15 (NIV)
5 Jesus’ story of the Servant
“This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive your brother from your heart.” Matthew 18:35 (NIV)
6 Many of us desperately need to take a serious inventory
- Jesus the way
“Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” Luke 23:34 (NIV)
We are never more like Jesus than when we those who’ve sinned against us.