BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 11086


Key Info
  • Forgiveness
  • Duration: 01:28
  • The meaning of Jesus' saying that you should forgive 70 times seven (70 x 7) in Matthew 18:21-22 is explored. A variety of comments from young adults are presented. Dr Robert Beckford comments on the meaning of the biblical text that forgiveness must be lived out in practice, following Jesus' example.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education



  • Keywords: Christianity, forgiveness, Jesus
Ideas for use in class
  • Show this clip, along with Clips 11042 and 11043, and ask pupils to suggest what difference forgiveness makes, and whether forgiveness is good for the forgiver, the forgiven or both.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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