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  • forgiveness


    by Pastor Brian DeCook

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    Forgiveness is a powerful topic. From receiving God's forgiveness to giving and receiving forgiveness from others, it is life-changing. This mini-course can be impactful in every area of ministry. How will this course strengthen your knowledge and practice of forgiveness?

    Course Outcomes

    By the end of this course, students will have an understanding of:  

    1. The definition, role, and reason for the concept of biblical forgiveness 
    2. Forgiveness as it relates to the Old Testament and the New Testament
    3. Repentance and atonement 
    4. How forgiveness relates to God and who God is
    5. The need for forgiveness from God and how to seek it
    6. How to extend and receive forgiveness from others 
    7. The biblical framework and need for forgiving oneself 


    Post in 3 Forums. You will get a completion check indicating you have posted reflections also read and engage with the comments of others. 


    After you complete viewing the materials and posting your reflections there is a feedback quiz. The quiz will help us evaluate the effectiveness of the mini-course.

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      Please post your thoughtful and well-constructed responses to the following reflection questions by clicking reply to this post. We encourage you to respond and comment on other students' posts as well! 

      1. In what ways was obtaining forgiveness in Old Testament times similar to obtaining forgiveness in the church age? In what ways was it different?

      2. Why are animal sacrifices no longer necessary for the forgiveness of sins?

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