All The Feels – How To Forgive Like Jesus

Pastor Jason Burns

February 28, 2021

How do I forgive?

Matthew 6:14-15  //  For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.

Luke 22:32-33  //  Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with [Jesus] to be executed. Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.”

How do I forgive like Jesus?
  1. Pray for those who hurt you.
  2. Forgive as you have been forgiven.

Luke 6:28 NLT  //  Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who hurt you.

Matthew 5:43-44  //  You have heard that it was said, “Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.” But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.

  • Your prayers may not change them, but it will always change you.

Colossians 3:13  //  ...Forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.

  • Forgiveness will not change the past, but it can change the future.
  • “Unforgiveness is like drinking poison and hoping the other person dies.” – Anne Lamont