Scott Palmer - MERCY AND FORGIVENESS-Sermon Only

October 18, 2020

Mission of Mercy- Part 3
October 18, 2020
Matthew 6:12-14

In Christ, mercy means..

 1.   I am __________________________.

  • Forgiveness began in _____________________________.

“He is so rich in kindness and grace that he purchased our freedom with the blood of his Son and forgave our sins.” Ephesians 1:7 (NLT)

“Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression…He does not retain his anger forever, because He delights in steadfast love.”  Micah 7:18 (ESV)

  • Forgiveness is a _____________________________.

“For all have sinned and fall short of the[a] glory of God; they are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.” Romans 3:23-24 (CSB)

  • God forgives _________________________.

“Once again you will have compassion on us. You will trample our sins under your feet and throw them into the depths of the ocean!” Micah 7:19 (NLT)

 2.   I forgive ________________________.

  • Forgiveness is not _______________________.

“And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, just as God also forgave you in Christ.” Ephesians 4:32 (CSB)

  • Forgiveness is not _______________________.

“Alexander the coppersmith did great harm to me. The Lord will repay him according to his works. Watch out for him yourself because he strongly opposed our words.” II Timothy 4:14-15 (CSB)

  • Forgiveness is _____________________________.

“Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.” Colossians 3:13 (NLT)