Read: Matthew 6:12
” 12 And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (NIV Matthew 6:12)
Study: For Jesus, forgiveness was a fundamental Kingdom reality. If God did not forgive, no fallible human could have hope. But Jesus also knew that it’s simply not credible to claim God’s forgiveness for ourselves if we aren’t willing to forgive others. Do your background and temperament make it easier or harder for you to believe that God truly forgives you, and for you to extend that forgiveness to others?
Pray: Lord Jesus, all the Greek words apply to me. I have sins, debts and lapses toward you and others. Forgive me and strengthen me to forgive others. Amen.