Scripture: Mathew 18:21-35

I. What Forgiveness means.

A. Leaving vengeance in God’s Hands.   (Romans 12:19)

B. Desiring for the offender to repent.   (2 Peter 3:9)

C. Being open to restoration of relationship with the truly penitent offender.

D. Remembering our human sinfulness.

II. What Forgiveness does not mean.

A. Minimizing your pain or the offender’s guilt.

B. Enabling

C. Concealing the offender’s debt to God or society.

D. Trusting.