Published May 31, 2006
by Gospel Light Publications .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
Jesus asked him, as well as James and John, to keep on the watch while He prayed. Jesus was in emotional agony and in need of support, but Peter and the others fell asleep repeatedly. Jesus made this empathetic and forgiving observation: “The spirit, of course, is eager, but the flesh is . The Book Biblical Thinking. Toggle Sidebar. February 3, Febru Jesus Forgives Adulteress (John ), Commentary. The Scribes and Pharisees brought a . Luke New International Version (NIV) Jesus Anointed by a Sinful Woman. 36 When one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, he went to the Pharisee’s house and reclined at the table. 37 A woman in that town who lived a sinful life learned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee’s house, so she came there with an alabaster jar of perfume. 38 As she stood behind him at. Jesus has the authority to forgive every sin and every blasphemy. “It was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day, and that repentance Repentance is the act of regretting sincerely the sin in your past with the goal to never do it again.
Yes, God will forgive your sins if you take the proper steps. The Bible says that God is “ready to forgive” and that he “will forgive in a large way.” (Nehemiah 9: 17; Psalm ; Isaiah ) When he forgives us, he does so completely. Our sins are “blotted out,” or erased. And now, Jesus asks Peter three times, "Do you love me?" Peter is Forgiven. Verse "When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord; you know that I love you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs." The meaning of the name Peter: "A piece of the rock.". Thankfully, we have the perfect example of forgiveness in Jesus, who, while in agony on the cross, said, "Forgive them, Father! They don't know what they are doing." (Luke GNTD) Jesus makes it clear that we must model our forgiveness of others on God's forgiveness of our sins. CHAPTER 18 *. The Greatest in the Kingdom. 1 a At that time the disciples * approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2 He called a child over, placed it in their midst, 3 b and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, * you will not enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 c Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the.
Jesus often spoke about forgiveness, forgave those who sinned against others, forgave those who sinned against him, and asked the Church to continue his healing ministry. Jesus taught, “If you forgive others their transgressions, your heavenly Father will forgive you” (Mt ). who keeps lovingkindness for thousands, who forgives iniquity, transgression and sin; yet He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of fathers on the children and on the grandchildren to the third and fourth generations.” Numbers Even when we stumble, we can be forgiven still. In Matthew , we read, "Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, ‘Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?’ Jesus answered, ‘I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.’” Peter was probably thinking that he was being generous. Session 3 presents the story “Jesus Forgives and Restores” from John After Jesus’ resurrection and His appearance to the disciples, seven of the disciples returned to Galilee, near the Sea of Galilee where Jesus had called four of His disciples to be fishers of men. (See Luke ).