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  • Grace: The Gift That Keeps On Forgiving Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Aug 19, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    We love to talk about how God has forgiven us, but we sometimes choke on the idea of forgiving others.

    INTRODUCTION People often speak about a certain kind of gift as a “gift that keeps on giving.” It’s used often, but do you know its origin? In 1924, Victor Talking Machines trademarked that phrase to promote the sale of their talking machines, later called phonographs. This was before cassettes more

  • Doing The Harder Thing Series

    Contributed by Tim Diack on Aug 22, 2012

    When we are in the wrong we plead for grace and mercy ... when we've been wronged we cry out for justice. One of the hardest things in the world is for us to let go of the injustices and hurts that have been done to us - and yet this is the very thing we

    Doing the Harder Thing - Matthew 18:21-35 - July 29, 2012 Lord’s Supper In one of his books Dr. Anthony Evans shares this story … One day, two monks were walking through the countryside. They were on their way to another village to help bring in the crops. As they walked, they more

  • I Beg Your Pardon Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Nov 18, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    One of the most difficult things to do seems to be to forgive. God requires it of us because HE is forgiving.

    At a convention with their wives, two businessmen who had been roommates in college crossed paths. They sat in the lobby all night talking. They knew they would be in trouble with their wives. The next day they happened to see each other. "What did your wife think?" "I walked in the door and my more

  • Gotta Grudge?

    Contributed by Bob Coy on Feb 6, 2012
    based on 6 ratings

    A sermon about letting go of bitterness and embracing forgiveness.

    Are you holding a grudge? A grudge? You know, you can’t physically see it but hidden in your heart is something of substance. Something you have a tendency to hang onto, even hold close. It’s a resistance. It’s reluctance. It’s a rebellion, and it’s resentment. more

  • A Slave For Christ Part 5 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Feb 22, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Part five focuses on the parable that Jesus gave about forgiveness.

    A Slave For Christ Part 5 Scripture: Matthew 18:21-35 Introduction: This morning we will begin reading some of the parables and other teachings Jesus gave as it related to slaves and their relationship with their masters. As we read through these different scriptures, please keep in more

  • Forgiving Means Forgetting Series

    Contributed by Jim Kilson on Apr 23, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    Part 2 of 10 in a series dedicated to debunking commonly held myths that we think are in the Bible but really aren't, myths that can and often do have devastating effects on our faith.

    INTRODUCTION: Forgiveness; just the mere mention of the word elicits a variety of feelings and reactions in us, some positive, some very much negative. Wrapped up in this word are feelings of joy and relief, and of consternation and even anger. Forgiveness is a word that indeed “moves” more

  • Forgiveness Ain’t For Sissies

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Apr 9, 2014

    As Christians, we are commanded to forgive each other.

    Forgiveness Ain’t for Sissies April 6, 2014 Morning Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: As Christians, we are commanded to forgive each other. Focus Passage: Matthew 18:21-35 Supplemental Passage: Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving more

  • “what It Means To Forgive Others” - Part Two Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jun 17, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    Just what does it mean to forgive others?

    In our last time together, we began to look to our passage for today to answer the question, “What does it mean to forgive?” We made two observations. We said that forgiving others means . . . 1. Forgiving them repeatedly; & 2. Choosing to forgo revenge. Now today, I want us more

  • "Please Make Things Right With........" Series

    Contributed by Brad Henry on Jul 28, 2014

    We have no problem accepting forgiveness from God but why is it so hard for us to then forgive others?

    The Ultimate Decision July 28, 2014 I saw this article on the front page of MSN and it brought to mind the battle of Good VS Evil. MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times in a murder plot allegedly hatched by two classmates to win favor with a fictional Internet character has more

  • My Story And My Passions #2: Forgiveness And Freedom

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Sep 18, 2016

    People who have experienced God’s grace and freedom in their lives will walk in love and forgiveness towards all others

    MY STORY AND MY PASSIONS #2: FORGIVENESS AND FREEDOM OPENING TEXT: “But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus—the work of telling others the Good News about the wonderful grace of God.” (Acts 20:24, NLT). more

  • The Call To Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Sep 25, 2016
    based on 4 ratings

    This story addresses forgiveness and forgiving others

    The Call to Forgiveness Matthew 18:21-35 Tim Keller tells the story of being a Yankee and pastoring his first church in a blue collar, Southern town. In the church was one man, who hadn’t even graduated from junior high school and thus, could hardly read. He wanted to live a holy life and more

  • Forgiveness Must Have A Face

    Contributed by Rev Ken Shedenhelm on Sep 22, 2013

    There's nothing more important to a Christian than forgiveness. It is the basis of our salvation, and we can't love one another as He loved us without forgiving one another. Therefore, we need to understand what forgiveness is and what it is not.

    "When I was a kid, I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realized that the Lord doesn't work that way... so I stole a bicycle... and asked him to forgive me." Well, there are 100s of jokes about forgiveness- the one I read is by Emo Phillips- and there are legions of people who more

  • Responding With Forgiveness

    Contributed by John Lowe on Sep 3, 2014

    All of us would probably have to admit that when we have been mistreated, we find it hard to have a Christ-like mind and to express the forgiving Spirit of Christ toward those who have mistreated us.

    4-24-05 Title: Responding with Forgiveness Text: Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Till seven times? Bible Reading: Matthew 18:21-35 21 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and more

  • Biblical Finger Wagging Series

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Sep 6, 2014

    How do we deal with anger, sin and disagreement in our communities? Does Matt 18:15-17 inspire us to deep dastedely discipline or do we need to read it in the context of the rest of Matthew 18?

    How do we handle Sin? Anger? Conflict? Disagreement? Human beings are not very good at dealing with these things. “She’s not my friend any more” “She said this” “he did that” It happens at school, and we adults keep doing it. According to some more

  • Cats Never Forgive

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Aug 11, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    In other words, when it comes to forgiving others, don't act like a cat!

    24C Cats never forgive. Scientists have observed conciliatory behavior in many different animal species, like gorillas, goats, and hyenas, whom often follow confrontations with friendly behavior like embracing or rubbing noses. The only species that has so far failed to show outward signs of more