I was recently asked to be part of a sermon series on the Apostles Creed at a local church regarding the line “the forgiveness of sins.” Below is the message. I have written a lot on forgiveness on my blog. This message serves as a good overview of what Christian forgiveness is and how it works. Kind of like the Apostles Creed, it represents a summary of the core aspects of forgiveness. It is not exhaustive. If any of you have questions about God’s forgiveness of us or about forgiving other people, let me know in a comment. I will be glad to address it as best I can.
The Forgiveness of Sins
Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone…
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