Lordís Day 51 Themes and Divisions

 

W. B. Slomp

 

Open your eyes when dealing with your own sins and the sins of others

 

Look carefully:

 

  1. At others
  2. At yourself
  3. At the Lord Jesus

 

C. Bouwman

 

The disciples are taught to ask a compassionate God for forgiveness

 

  1. The circumstances around this petition
  2. The theology behind this petition
  3. The answer to this petition

 

The Lord teaches us to ask for what he has promised: the forgiveness of sins

 

  1. The Old Testament background to this petition
  2. The New Testament fulfillment of this petition

 

W. Bredenhof

 

The Lord Jesus teaches us to pray for forgiveness

 

  1. The meaning of forgiveness
  2. The basis of forgiveness
  3. The practice of forgiveness

 

C. Stam

 

The confession concerning the Lordís instruction to pray for the forgiveness of sins

 

We ask for:

 

  1. Daily washing in the blood of Christ
  2. Daily renewal by the Spirit of Christ

B. Holwerda

 

The fifth petition is only acceptable to God when there is the right knowledge

 

  1. Of our need
  2. Of Godís requirement
  3. Of firm trust

 

K. Dijk

 

The petition for forgiveness

 

  1. Why we pray for forgiveness
  2. What we pray for when we pray for forgiveness
  3. What ground we stand on as we pray for forgiveness

 

The childís pray to the Father for his favour

 

  1. To the father
  2. From the child

 

The ďasĒ in the petition for forgiveness

 

  1. Speaks of what God gives
  2. Speaks of what God asks

 

Also this petition is the entreaty of fellowship

 

  1. In the fellowship of sin
  2. In the fellowship of forgiveness