Sunday Morning Sermon from 4/10/11

We had a great time in the Lord this past Sunday.  The weather was much nicer so a lot more folks were able to come together for fellowship and worship.  It blesses my heart to be part of a congregation that loves the Lord and loves each other.  My prayer is that each of you have a place where you can know and be known by brothers and sisters in the Lord.  If you don’t, I encourage you to seek a place where you can be a part of the local body of Christ.

Today’s message is about forgiveness.  Sermon notes are below the play bar for the sermon.  I pray that God will richly bless you through His Word.

A Word of Forgiveness

Matthew 18:15-35

Sermon notes 4/10/11

 

  1. The Plan to Resolve Disputes – v. 15-20
    1. Person to Person – v. 15
    2. A Move to “Legality” – witnesses Deuteronomy 19:15
    3. A Beit Din – House of Judgment
      1. This is connected to the 2 or 3 of verses 19-20
      2. A three judge panel – binding and loosing
  2. Counting Forgiveness – v. 21-22
    1. This isn’t about keeping count – Luke 17:1-4
    2. A Means of Reversal – Genesis 2:23-24
  3. A Parable to Drive the Point Home
    1. Settling Accounts – Judgment
    2. Mercy – James 2:13; Luke 6:37-38
    3. The Forgiveness Principle – Mercy triumphs over judgment
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