Fruit of the Spirit

For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth...Eph 5:9

Summer 2004                                                            Volume 5, Issue 3

The Children's Page
Allow the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. - Mark 10:14

The King and Unforgiving Servant

The Bible tells us about Peter, who asked Jesus, “Lord, how many times should I forgive my brother who has sinned against me? Seven times?” Jesus said, “Not seven times, but seventy times seven.” Jesus then told a parable to teach His disciples about forgiveness:

The kingdom of heaven is like a king who had a servant that owed him a lot of money. The servant could not pay his master, so the king ordered him and his family to be sold to pay the money. The servant was very sorry and begged the king saying, “Have patience with me. I will pay it all to you.” Then the king felt sorry for the servant and forgave him his debt.

But the same servant went out and found his fellow servant who owed just a little bit of money to him. He took the other servant by the throat and said, “Pay me what you owe.” His fellow servant begged him, “Have patience with me. I will pay it all to you.” But the servant did not forgive him and he threw his fellow servant in prison.

When the other servants in the king’s house heard about it, they told the king what happened. The king called for the servant and told him, “I forgave you for

your debt because you begged me. You should have also felt sorry for your fellow servant and forgiven him.” The king was angry with his servant and threw him in jail until he paid his debt.

Cross Word Puzzle

1) Because the servant was very ______, his master forgave his debt.
2) We must _____ for forgiveness and God will give it.
3) The servant in the story would not forgive his fellow _____.

1) _____ said, “Father forgive them, because they do not know what they are doing.”
2) We must _____ others so that God will forgive us.
3) In the story, people are servants and God is the_____.













Page 1 - What Is Hard About Preaching? | Page 2 - Where In The Bible Will I Find...
Page 3 - Prison Report | Page 4 - Old Testament Studies | Page 5 - The Beautiful Bride, Part 1
Page 6 - Indwelling of the Holy Spirit, Part 3 | Page 7 - Christian Evidences
Page 8 - Alcohol For The Depressed? | Page 9 - The Christian Home
Page 10 - Continuations | Page 11 - The Children's Page
Page 12 - Announcements / Continuations

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