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What is the meaning of the Parable of the Unforgiving / Unmerciful Servant?



      

Matthew 18:23 - 35

ESV - 23 Therefore the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his servants. 24 When he began to settle, one was brought to him who owed him ten thousand talents.

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
We find the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant only in Matthew 18:23-35. The Apostle Peter had asked how many times one should forgive, "Till seven times?" and Jesus answered, "Not seven times but ...

July 01 2013 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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1460145904 Dan Dao Missionary - Gods steps ministries
This parable presents to us a lesson that as a born again Christian who follows God and adheres to His ordinances that we should should learn to forgive to be forgiven. When we forgive we should let go and forgive in full not in part.

In Mathew 6:12 as Jesus taught His disciples He mentioned forgiveness in the Lord's Prayer by saying forgive us as we forgive those who wrong us. It therefore means for you to be forgiven you need to forgive others otherwise you will remain unforgiven. Never assume you deserve to be forgiven while others don't deserve it. Forgiveness has no limits or borders. We should forgive as we are forgiven. That's the walk of a true believer in Christ.

April 18 2016 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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