Sermon Series
  • 1. Forgiveness Is Conditional I

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2003
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    An introduction to the issue of forgiveness. We forgive as God forgives us. God forgives us conditionally, otherwise you would have universalism. Even believers must confess their sins before the relationship is completely restored.

    Forgiveness, Part 1 Forgiveness is Conditional Introduction Some of what is taught in evangelical churches today is taught on the basis assumption. I have a special impatience with those who assume, but the problem is that I am sometimes one of them! Questions we will attempt to ...read more

  • 2. Forgiveness And Credibility

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2003
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    Sins committed in ignorance are different than those committed knowingly. Forgiveness does not mean instant trust and credibility.

    Forgiveness, Part 2 Credibility and Ignorance Questions we will attempt to answer in this series include: How can I cope when I have ill feelings toward another? Is it okay to want God to even the score? Does forgiving imply forgetting? When I wrong someone, what, besides asking for ...read more

  • 3. Revenge And Forgiveness

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2003
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    The desire to take revenge is not necessarily sinful, but we must not take our own revenge. Government may do so, but if it fails, ultimately God will take revenge.

    Forgiveness is Conditional, Part 3: When The Offender Won’t Repent Thus far in our series, we have tried to answer the following questions: (1) Do I have to forgive someone who has not repented? The answer I gave was, "no." God does not forgive those who will not repent, and He is our ...read more

  • 4. Prosecution, Forgetting, Leadership And Forgiveness

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2003
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    This is the fourth and last in the forgiveness series and addresses as those sticky questions. Can I prosecute a criminal? Should repentant leaders in the church be reinstalled? etc..

    orgiveness is Conditional, Part IV: Finale and Final Questions Thus far in our series on forgiveness, I have attempted to answer these questions. Here they are, in review, with references. 1. Do I have to forgive someone who has not repented? Ed’s answer: No ---God is our model; He does ...read more