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Repentance and Forgiveness

Jesus often taught on the importance of forgiveness in his personal ministry. Following his model prayer in which He mentions forgiveness as an important petition to the Father, He said, “For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if, you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.” (Matt. 6:12,14,15) Some of our Lord’s parables emphasized the importance of forgiveness. (cf. Matt. 18:21-35) Jesus also exemplified the spirit…