A JESUS WHO FORGIVES
A Jesus Who Forgives
What is something that you did in the past, but were never caught?
What is forgiveness? An absorption, a taking in without retaliating, a giving up of control.
Forgiveness hears [vs. 1-6]
How does Jesus view sin in relationships?
What is to be our posture toward one another regarding sin?
If we find ourselves unable to forgive, what might this be telling us about ourselves? About our faith in God?
Forgiveness Hurts [vs. 7-10]
What happens when someone chooses not to forgive us? What about when we choose not to forgive someone else?
How often should I forgive someone who is chronically hurting me?
Who do you find difficult to forgive in your life? Why?
Forgiveness Heals [vs. 11-19]
We see that of the ten lepers only one comes back to thank Jesus. How
Follow up from last week: What is the difference between forgiveness and mercy? How might the two relate to each other? Who do you have a hard time having mercy towards? Why?
How does forgiveness produce healing in our lives and in our relationships?
Pray for one another