You find out what you really believe when others mistreat you. Sometimes the real test of your faith is what you don’t do.
Text: Matthew 5:11Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness
Here is part of an email from a friend: Do you have any suggestions for getting rid of bitterness? What […]
Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness
To understand forgiveness, consider Jesus on the cross. In his dying moments He uttered words that still ring across the centuries: “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” Even as he said those words, the crowd laughed, mocked, cheered, jeered. They taunted him. When he died, the people who put him to death were quite pleased with themselves. No one seemed very sorry. No one said, “I was wrong. This is a mistake.” And yet he said, “Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing.” That is precisely what we must say if we are going to follow Jesus.
Text: Romans 15Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness
Loving your enemies is the final step in forgiveness. When Jesus walks with us, we will find the strength to love our enemies and to bless those who curse us.
Text: Luke 6:27-36Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness
Without forgiveness, there is no future, no freedom, and no healing. But where there is forgiveness, there is grace and mercy and a future as bright as the promises of God.
Text: Ephesians 4:29-32Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness
“We have no time to hate, no time to condemn, no time to live in bitterness. We need the help of God to do a supernatural work in our hearts.”
Text: Matthew 7:1-5Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness
“Forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors” (Matthew 6:12 KJV). The fifth petition of the Lord’s Prayer seems […]
Text: Matthew 6:12Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness
This is the first message in a five-part series called “The Healing Power of Forgiveness.” You are never more like Jesus than when you forgive. And you will never be set free until you forgive.
Text: Matthew 18:21-35Sermon Series: Total Forgiveness