Lord's Day 51

Question 126.

What is the fifth petition?

Answer. [a] "And forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors"; that is, be pleased for the sake of Christ's blood, [b] not to impute to us poor sinners, our transgressions, nor that depravity, which always cleaves to us; even as we feel this evidence of thy grace in us, that it is our firm resolution from the heart to [c] forgive our neighbor.

[a]: Mat. 6:12
[b]: Psa. 51:1; 1John 2:1,2
[c]: Mat. 6:14,15