Teacher: Pastor Chet Lowe

Main Scripture: Luke 23:34

  • Father, forgive them for they do not know what they do
    • Forgiveness was on Jesus’ heart, which is why He spoke it with His mouth (Matthew 12:34)
    • He doesn’t ask to be delivered–He asks for us to be forgiven
  • There was nothing that would stop Him from dying for our forgiveness
    • He had to be crucified (Isaiah 53:5, Zechariah 12:10)
  • We have all wronged God, and He wants us to know He has forgiven us
    • We were His enemy, and He loved us (Luke 6:27, Romans 5:8)
  • The criminal on the cross next to Jesus received Jesus’ forgiveness
    • He heard that Jesus saves (Mark 15:26, 31)
    • He responded to the Spirit
    • He recognized His need
    • He prayed for redemption
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