Scripture Verses

Matthew 18:21-35

Worship Playlist

  • The Lion and The Lamb - Bethel
  • Love So Great - Hillsong Worship
  • Do It Again - Elevation Worship
  • Faithful to the End - Bethel

Study Questions

  1. What situations do people have the hardest time forgiving? Why?
  2. Read Matthew 6:9-15 (The Lord's Prayer). What is Jesus' perspective on giving and receiving forgiveness? Why does forgiveness matter so much to the Father?
  3. Read Colossians 3:12-17. What do you find most challenging about these verses? How might the spiritual disciplines in verses 16-17 help us live out the instructions in verses 12-15?
  4. Read Luke 15:11-32. Why is it so difficult to practice forgiveness with family members? Who do you relate most within the story: the younger son, the older son, or the Father?
  5. From Luke 15:11-32. What perspective did the younger son have on mercy before and after? What about the older son? What advice would you give to help a family member overcome bitterness?
  6. Pray the Lord's Prayer together. Ask the Holy Spirit to enable you to forgive as Christ forgave.
Downloads & Resources

People of Forgiveness

Dr. Don Green - 4/7/2019