Family Matters – It Matters How You Act after Being Mistreated

Ephesians 4:32

By Rodney Holloman, June 29, 2019

Family Matters – It Matters How You Act after Being Mistreated

Matthew 18:21-35

Ephesians 4:32

What difference does it make if I don't Forgive others?

  1. Unforgiveness people in the .

  2. Unforgiveness produces deep .

What Does Forgiveness Look like?

  1. To forgive is to turn the key, open the cell door and let the prisoner walk free. That's one metaphor.
  2. To forgive is to write in large letters across a debt, “NOTHING OWED.”
  3. The Bible says that to forgive is to pound the gavel in a courtroom and declare, “Not Guilty!”
  4. To forgive is to shoot an arrow so high and so far it can never be found again.
  5. To forgive is to take out the garbage and dispose of it once and for all, leaving the house fresh and clean.
  6. To forgive is to loose the anchor and set the ship free to sail.
  7. To forgive is to grant a full pardon to a condemned and sentenced criminal.
  8. To forgive is to loosen a strangle hold on a wrestling opponent.
  9. To forgive is to sandblast a wall of graffiti, leaving it looking brand new.
  10. To forgive is to smash a clay pot into a thousand pieces so it could never be put back together again. - Forgiveness - MacArthur

Forgiveness says

I will not it against you

I will not it up again

I have asked the Lord for in my heart to not be toward you.

What is the other person doesn't ask for it?

What if the other person doesn't deserve it?

Why is it so hard?