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Tim's Sunday Message June 28, 2020
Delivered By
Dr. Tim Marrow
Delivered On
June 28, 2020 at 10:45 AM
Central Passage
Matthew 18:21-35
When Forgiveness Doesn't Make Sense

Choosing Forgiveness

Matthew 18:21-35

The Four Logical Arguments Against Forgiveness:

  1. Forgiveness denies the seriousness of sin
  2. Forgiveness lets people off the hook too easily
  3. Forgiveness places too much responsibility on the victim
  4. Forgiveness is unjust and unfair

What Forgiveness is not:

  • Forgiveness is not denying the reality of our pain
  • Forgiveness is not letting our offender off the hook
  • Forgiveness is not unfair

I.   Forgiveness is often the only way to settla a debt.  Matthew 5:38-39

II.  Forgiveness frees us to get on with our lives.

III. Forgivess is an antidote to needless suffering.  Matthew 18:30, 34-35

IV. Forgiveness is the obligation of the forgiven

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