Lesson for September 25, 2021

FORGIVING AND BEING FORGIVEN

Scripture Reading: St. Matthew 18:23-35.

Memory Verse: St. Mark 11:25.

  1. What instruction concerning forgiving did the Saviour give to Peter when he asked how often it would necessary for him to forgive his brother? St. Matthew 18:21-22.
  2. Will our Heavenly Father forgive those who are unforgiving? St. Mark 11:25-26; James 2:13.
  3. On what basis did the Saviour say that we should ask forgiveness? St. Matthew 6:12.
  4. What terrible judgment did Jesus say would be pronounced upon the servant who was forgiven but in turn refused to forgive his fellow servant? St. Matthew 18:32-34.
  5. Unto whom is this an example and how complete must be forgiveness be? St. Mathew 18:35.
  6. With what attitude must we forgive in order to be forgiven? Romans 12:8; Ephesians 4:32; St. Luke 6:36,
  7. If we forgive as the Bible Teaches, whose example are we following? Colossians 3:13.
  8. Did God anciently forbid grudging? Leviticus 19:18; Proverbs 20:22.

Note. Some of the definitions of the word grudge are, “I will cherished for some remembered wrong; Reluctant; unwillingness.”

  1. What does the New Testament teach about grudging? James 5:9.
  2. What petition and duty mentioned in the Master’s prayer, is the only one to which Jesus adds a comment? St. Matthew 6:12, 14, 15.
  3. If we forgive will we be forgiven? St. Luke 6:37; last part.