Importance of Forgiveness

—Matthew 18:10–35

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Importance of Forgiveness


  1. To forgive is not to forget.
  2. To forgive is not to excuse.
  3. To forgive is not to ignore.
  4. To forgive is not necessarily to extend unconditional trust.

Matthew 18:10–35


a.Matthew 18:10 – 14

  • Parable of the Lost Sheep

b.Matthew 18:15 – 22

  • Restoring Christian Relationships

c.Matthew 18:23 – 25

  • The Parable of the Unforgiving Slave


True Forgiveness