America seems to be increasing in wickedness against, and irreverence to, the Lord. Today, we tolerate or even accept things that God hates. Our culture seems as if it is becoming more-and-more like what the Bible describes, “because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold” (Matthew 24:12). But it’s not too late for America yet! We still have time to repent and return to God.
What does Jesus mean by, “If you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins”?
Jesus said, “If you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” Those words can be intimidating. What does Jesus mean?
To understand what the Lord is saying in Matthew 6:15, we need to take His words in the context of its Scripture passage.
What does it mean, “Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us” (Galatians 3:13)? Jesus took our guilt and our rightful punishment upon himself. He was the only One who could because He was, himself, without sin. In His sinlessness, He was made the worthy, “sacrificial,” Lamb of God.