"forgiveness" Tagged Sermons

God Our Father

Our Father in heaven, may your name be honored, may your kingdom come, may your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we have forgiven our debtors. And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil…

Dressing Appropriately

“12 Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, 13 bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. 14 And above all these put on love, which binds…

Rethinking the Conundrum of Sin

“So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.” (James 4:17) [ESV] What Is Sin? Sin is described in the Bible as transgression of the law of God and rebellion against God: “Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.” (1…

A New Beginning: Reconciling With God

History Nehemiah prayed and fasted  Nehemiah 1:4-6a 4 When I heard these things, I sat down and wept. For some days I mourned and fasted and prayed before the God of heaven. 5 Then I said: “Lord, the God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant of love with those who love him…

Counterculture Community

“8 But now you must also put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth. 9 Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old self with its practices 10 and have put on the new self. You are being renewed in knowledge according to…

Your Guilt And God’s Love Bank

“I sought the Lord, and He answered me and delivered me from all my fears.” (Psalm 34:4) “Perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment.” (1 John 4:18) What do we usually do with our guilt? We bury it.  “You will never succeed in life if you try to hide your sins.”…