"forgiveness" Tagged Sermons
The next piece of armor we are going to look at is the breastplate; Paul weaves this armor with the spiritual characteristic of righteousness. How are we to understand this? How are we to respond?
God often uses the unorthodox to accomplish His purposes. Over the next several weeks we will be looking at the unorthodox ways that God uses when dealing with us.
There is an unfortunate truth that all of us must deal with, we are failures in the context of our relationship with God. None of us can escape this failure, and unless we find a solution, we will remain failures/
We all have one; a past. For many of us, our past is filled with poor choices and regrets over things we have said or done. We wish we could forget our past. Because we can’t, for many people the past becomes what defines our present. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be this way.
Our journey to the heart of God has been illuminating. We have seen His heart for the hurting, for the outcasts, for the doubters, and for the faithful that need encouragement. Now, we see where the journey ends; at a cross where Jesus will die for our sins.
There is one obstacle that we, humans, are incapable of overcoming. That obstacle is sin. No matter what method we choose to try, we cannot overcome sin apart from Jesus. We take a look at Jesus on this Easter Sunday, and how He overcame sin on our behalf!
Betrayal is a fact of life, if you have anyone you are close to you are in jeopardy of being betrayed. How should we respond?
Life is somewhat unforgiving, we rarely get a second chance at something when we fail the first time. Well, unless we’re dealing with Jesus…
As people who are following Jesus, we can sometimes have a bad attitude. Especially when the attitude is one of “better than” someone else. John addresses this as we continue to look at the reality of following Jesus.
One of the key elements in dealing with salvation is our need of forgiveness. We are guilty, but thankfully, God is the owner of mercy and forgiveness.