Peter asked Jesus how many times he should forgive those who sin against him. Jesus replied with a grand total of 490 times (per person, per issue).
Then Jesus launched into a story about a king who punished a servant for not forgiving others the way that he had been forgiven (where’s the king’s forgiveness in that ending?).
In this full-length message, I address this controversial story and two other word pictures presented by Jesus.
Here, you’ll learn why it’s so important to maintain the proper tension and contrast between the stringency of the Law and the beauty of God’s grace.
Enjoy these intriguing snapshots from Jesus’ teaching!