Forgive Us, As We Forgive (Matthew 6:12)

Arland J. Hultgren

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/1996

Issue: Is Forgiveness Enough? (Vol. 16, No 3, Summer, 1996)

Many interpretations of the Lord's Prayer assume a conditional relation between God's forgiveness and ours. A better alternative is to hear the prayer's reference to our forgiveness as "performance utterance" by which forgiveness is actually accomplished.

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