Sermon Series
  • 1. Heal The Wound, Leave The Scar

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2019
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    Big Idea: Forgiveness is healing the wound, even if it leaves a scar. Forgiving others means choosing not to be imprisoned by the actions of our offender. Jesus will heal our wound, but the scar remains to remind us of God’s work of grace in our lives.

    INTRO: STORY: Last year, you all know I had shoulder surgery. I didn’t want to have surgery. I avoided it as long as possible. But eventually, my shoulder hurt all the time. It became debilitating. It was only when I became aware of what my wound was keeping me from, was I willing to do more

  • 2. Avoiding Infection

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2019

    Big Idea: Judging others infects our hearts with hypocrisy. Loving others makes us more like Jesus. Judging others chains us to punishment. Loving leads us to grace, and leaves justice to God.

    INTRO What’s harder than forgiving someone? Forgiving is hard and painful work. Why do we do it? Because we want to be healed from the weight of unforgiveness, and the emotions that come with bitterness. That’s what we’ve been talking about in this series. When you are forgiving, you are more

  • 3. Feel It, Heal It.

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2019

    Big Idea: God cannot heal what we do not feel. If you want to be healed of the bitterness that is stealing your joy and harming your relationships, you need to repent before you can forgive.

    INTRO: So over the last few weeks I’ve listened to many of you about the challenges of hard it is...but how much we all need it! Shawn and I were compiling a little list of some of the things we’ve heard.... “You made me mad. Now I have to deal with this.” “I can’t stay where more