Sitting at the Feet of Yeshua
We continue in our exploration of the Disciple’s prayer, but we will take the petitions out of order to concentrate on the issue of forgiveness.
“Forgive us what we have done wrong, as we too have forgiven those who have wronged us.”Yeshua goes on to say, “For if you forgive others their offenses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you; but if you do not forgive others their offenses, your heavenly Father will not forgive yours.” (Matthew 6:12,14-15) [We’ll come back to verse 13 in my next post.]
God wants us to have a forgiving attitude toward others. Yeshua often emphasized the importance of forgiveness in His parables (see Matthew 18:21-35). Verse 12 is a petition for the needs of our souls.
Before we can honestly pray this petition of the Disciple’s Prayer, we must realize that we needto pray it. …
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