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Feb 10, 2008

The Word of Forgiveness

Passage: Luke 23:34

Preacher: Tim Badal

Series: Famous Last Words

Keywords: word, forgiveness, words, famous, last, pardon, prayer, peace

Summary:

A Word of Forgiveness Luke 23:34 1. Forgiving the unforgivable begins with prayer. Jesus' prayer on the cross was * Surprising * Sensitive * Sufficient 2. Forgiving the unforgivable always involves a Pardon. This Pardon: * Involves a purpose * Consist of an ongoing principle * Is a commanded practice * Contains power for all who need it -For those below the cross -For those beyond the cross 3. Forgiving the unforgivable makes way for us to experience peace. Only through forgiveness can peace be restored: * With our Creator * With other Christians * In all circumstances -No matter the event -No matter the enemy

Detail:

 

A Word of Forgiveness

Luke 23:34

1.   Forgiving the unforgivable begins with prayer.

Jesus' prayer on the cross was

  • Surprising
  • Sensitive
  • Sufficient

2.   Forgiving the unforgivable always involves a  pardon.

This Pardon:

  • Involves a purpose
  • Consist of an ongoing principle
  • Is a commanded practice
  • Contains power for all who need it

-For those below the cross

-For those beyond the cross

3.  Forgiving the unforgivable makes way for us to experience peace.

Only through forgiveness can peace be restored:

  • With our Creator
  • With other Christians
  • In all circumstances

 -No matter the event

 -No matter the enemy