Cancelled Debt: Evidence of the Kingdom
October 31, 2021 Speaker: Jonathan Sgalambro Series: The Lord's Prayer: Participating in Thy Kingdom Come
Topic: Forgiveness Scripture: Matthew 6:12, Matthew 6:14–15, Luke 11:4, Matthew 18:21–35, Colossians 2:13–15
Community Group Questions:
What is it about revenge and “getting the last word” that stirs such excitement in us? Do you find yourself bent toward vengeance and grudge holding? Why do you think that is?
Engage the Text:
Read through the parable in Matthew 18:21-35. What stands out to you in this passage? What is most challenging?
In what ways do you think Leviticus 25:8-55 might (The Year of Jubilee) relate to our calling as the body of Christ?
Engage your Neighbor:
Who in your own life have you held a grudge against? What are some ways you can move toward them in forgiveness?
Engage your Family:
Continue memorizing the Lord’s Prayer with your children, and talk about times where they’ve struggled to forgive a classmate or a sibling.