The Key to Freedom

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Speaker: 
Rev. Ardy Parlin
Date: 
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Scripture: 
Matthew 18:21-35

FORGIVENESS:
The _________ of forgiveness: _____ limits
The _________ of forgiveness: because we ______ forgiven
The _________ of not forgiving: __________ grudges
The ________________ of not forgiving: ________________

FORGIVENESS IS: ______________ another from __________ and ______________ by
_______________ to handle the issue without ____________ and put it ______ of
__________ and _____________

THE BLESSINGS OF FORGIVENESS:
______________ the burden
______________ fellowship
_______________ the soul
Keeps from ___________ of enemy: II Cor. 2:10-11
Example of God’s work: Mt. 5:16
Removes ____________ to spiritual growth
Cultivates __________________ Jam. 4:6
Shows __________________ Eph. 4:32

THE CONSEQUENCES OF NOT FORGIVING:
D______________ and D________________
_______________ of the inner person
C______________ of others
Testimony is ___________________
Mind is ________________ with evil thoughts
Tension and _________________ persist
B_____________________

BIBLICAL PRINCIPLS FOR FORGIVENESS:
1. Forgive __________
2. Do not ____________ forgiveness
3. Do ________ think about it: II Cor. 10:5, Phil. 4:8
4. Do not seek ___________________
5. Close the door and ________ ________

In obedience to God I need to: