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  • The God Of The Second Chance

    Contributed by Keith Manry on Mar 5, 2003
    based on 59 ratings
     | 3,844 views

    This is a sermon outlining six steps to forgiveness and is based on the story of the Prodigal Son.

    “The God of the Second Chance” Luke 15:11-32 Simon Wiesenthal was a Jewish prisoner in a concentration camp during World War II. He suffered much at the hands of the Nazis but not as much as some of his friends and family who lost their lives in very cruel ways. One particular day Simon was ...read more

  • Breaking Free From The Past Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 25, 2003
    based on 487 ratings
     | 178,783 views

    As we focus on those things that are eternal, and put on the new self, we will experience freedom from those things that have shackled us in the past.

    Breaking Free from the Past In an old Candid Camera episode, an actor is on a busy sidewalk and begins looking at the ground. He walks around a bit and continues to look down. People are passing by him and a few give him strange looks. After a couple minutes, he decides to get down on his hands ...read more

  • Forgive Or Not Be Forgiven (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by Art Benavidez on Nov 8, 2002
    based on 22 ratings
     | 3,442 views

    The Offender

    Matt 7:15 "Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. (NIV) Life in itself is very difficult. As we our lives in and for Jesus, offences will and do come. It’s one thing to be attacked by an enemy because we expect that. What’s ...read more

  • Forgive Or Not Be Forgiven (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Art Benavidez on Nov 8, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,395 views

    Forgiveness is not an option.

    Forgive or Not be Forgiven (Part 1) Matt 6:15 But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. (NIV) Jesus said that in order to be forgiven that we must forgive others of their sins. I believe that this is one of the hardest issues that people fight ...read more

  • Forgive Or Not Be Forgiven (Part 3) Series

    Contributed by Art Benavidez on Nov 8, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,872 views

    God’s has a plan for your life.

    Gen 50:20 But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, NKJV I have always loved this story. It deals with the guy who was wronged. There is something in us that says “life is not fair” What happen to Joseph was not fair and we want justice and we want it now! We ...read more

  • Blessed

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Nov 17, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 3,993 views

    I have this little quotation on my bulletin board in my office. It is entitled, “Life – But No Living”. It reads: First I was dying to finish high school and start college. And then I was dying to finish college and start working. And then I was dying

    SERMONIC / WORSHIP THEME Opening Statement: I have this little quotation on my bulletin board in my office. It is entitled, “Life – But No Living”. It reads: First I was dying to finish high school and start college. And then I was dying to finish college and start working. And then I was ...read more

  • How To Restore Another

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 13, 2002
    based on 91 ratings
     | 2,824 views

    The Spirit controlled person can help restore the erring individual. (Gal. 6:1,2)

    How to Restore Another The Spirit controlled person can help restore the erring individual. (Gal. 6:1,2) Illustration:A few years ago, an angry man rushed through the Rijks Museum in Amsterdam until he reached Rembrandt’s famous painting "Nightwatch." Then he took out a knife and slashed it ...read more

  • Canceling Our Debts Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Jan 14, 2003
    based on 86 ratings
     | 7,528 views

    Finding the ability to leave the past behind.

    Canceling our Debts John 8:1-11 In Max Lucado’s book, He Still Moves Stones he writes of this incident we find in John 8:1-11, and he begins with this illustration I’ve used before. But it is so powerful, it is worth using again. Rebecca Thompson fell twice from Fremont Canyon Bridge. She ...read more

  • Giving Grace

    Contributed by Douglas Bryan on Jan 21, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,425 views

    Too many times we expect God’s forgiveness, but find it hard or difficult to forgive others. However, this message reminds us that we must always be willing to forgive.

    GIVING GRACE Matthew 18:21-35 INTRODUCTION: A. Tis the season to be jolly 1. It�fs the season of love, joy, and peace on earth, good will toward men a. It�fs also the season of long lines, credit cards, traffic jams, and short fuses b. Many grow depressed or ...read more

  • Forgiveness

    Contributed by Johanna Radelfinger on Feb 3, 2003
    based on 253 ratings
     | 15,317 views

    Satan uses the trick of not forgiving others. Not forgiving, tears up families, churches and friends.

    Forgiveness defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary is to give up resentment of or claim to requital for (forgive an insult) or to grant relief from payment of (forgive a debt); to cease to feel resentment against (an offender). When the first missionaries came to Alberta, Canada, a ...read more

  • Forgive Me

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on May 19, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,713 views

    This sermon is about forgiving our enemies so that we can truly experience love.

    "Forgive Me!" by Rev. A. LaMar Torrence, Pastor of the Cross of Life Lutheran Church Luke 6:27-38, John 15:12, 1 John 4:7-21 Once again I find the words of Maya Angelou appropriately for my initial response to today’s divine edict of loving our enemies. In her poem, “Lord in my heart”, she ...read more

  • Anger Management Series

    Contributed by Paul Dixon on May 21, 2003
    based on 77 ratings
     | 7,614 views

    Erroneous views on anger management versus God’s prescription

    Anger Management Eph 4:26-27 May 18, 2003 Our country seems to be having a serious problem with anger. More and more people are losing it and manifesting their rage against family members, friends, work associates, or with people they don’t even know. Consider the following… - One anger ...read more

  • "Help! I Can't Forgive Myself"

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on May 27, 2003
    based on 279 ratings
     | 13,507 views

    The forgiveness of Jesus is inclusive and applies to forgiving ourself for things we have done.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM Churches June 1, 2003 “Help! I Can’t Forgive Myself” John 21:9-19 INTRODUCTION: Garrison Keillor who is the host of the Prairie Home Companion on Public Radio tells of a man in Lake Wobegon who was saved 12 times at the altar of a Lutheran church that never gave ...read more

  • Reconciliation By Speaking The Truth In Love

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Jun 23, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,785 views

    This sermon was in response to a conference in which three bishops presented the need for a ministry of reconciliation based on Scripture.

    Reconciliation by Speaking the Truth in Love Ephesians 4:1-16 June 22, 2003 GOD CREATED RECONCILIATION 2 Corinthians 5:16 – “So from now on, we regard no one from a worldly point of view. Though we once regarded Christ in this way, we do so no longer. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, ...read more

  • My Chains Fell Off Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 30, 2003
    based on 227 ratings
     | 57,362 views

    Expository and topical look at forgiveness from the parable of the unforgiving debtor.

    Matthew 18:21-35 - My Chains Fell Off 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 ...read more