And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
I. Observe how it BEGINS — "and forgive," etc. It follows prayer for daily bread. Life without forgiveness would not be worth having.
II. It is a prayer for the forgiving of our sins As THE CHILDREN OF GOD.
III. Sin is described as a DEBT.
IV. This is a prayer for GRACE.
V. In this prayer for forgiveness we MUST FALL IN WITH THE DIVINE PLAN for its bestowment.
VI. The DECLARATION connected with the prayer.
Parallel VersesKJV: And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.