So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.
The unforgiving servant wants one standard for himself, but another for his fellow servant. Jesus teaches that if we wish for God’s forgiveness for our own sins, then we must be ready imitators of God’s character in demonstrating mercy and forgiveness to others.
Old Testament: Ecclesiasticus 27:30-28:7
Epistle: Philippians 1:3-11
Gospel: St. Matthew 18:21-35
Saint Paul’s Choir Anthem
Give Almes of Thy Goods, Christopher Tye