For the Gospel of Luke, the proclamation and the realization of God’s forgiveness are an important part of Jesus’ messianic mission. This becomes obvious regarding the way in which the evangelist treats the quotation from Is 61:1; 58:6 in Jesus’ inaugural speech in the synagogue of Nazareth. In the first part of the article, the author demonstrates the importance of the theme of God’s forgiveness in the Gospel of Luke. That theme forms a great inclusion of the Gospel itself with the specific literary expression ... In the Gospel Jesus’ public ministry is initially presented and eventually developed in the function of the God’s forgiveness. The second part of the article analyzes different ways of presenting the theme of God’s forgiveness: explicitly, inclusively and metaphorically.