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  • Get Over It!

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Jul 29, 2002
    based on 15 ratings


    GET OVER IT! MATTHEW 18: 21 ¡V 35 JULY 21, 2002 INTRODUCTION: Rev. Dr. David E. Leininger of First Presbyterian Church Warren, Pennsylvania tells the story of a man who loved dogs. He served as a speaker in various civic clubs to benefit the SPCA: Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to more

  • Correcting And Forgiving

    Contributed by Claud Owens on Aug 5, 2002
    based on 21 ratings

    What to do when a brother or sister in the faith sins.

    CORRECTING AND FORGIVING SIN Scripture Reading: Psalm 103: 1 - 7 Gospel Reading: Matthew 18: 15 - 35 In today’s gospel reading Jesus addresses the question of what to do when you find a member of the congregation in sin. Our English translations of the bible have it, "When a brother sins more

  • " I Forgave You"

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 19 ratings

    This is a two-part message teaching our responsibility to forgive based on God’s forgiveness of us. This part deals with God’s forgiveness toward us.

    January 12, 2002 Matthew 18:21-27 “…as I forgave you.” INTRODUCTION I want to start off with a verse this morning that is not in the text that we will be studying today. It will be the guiding principle for our services for the next several weeks, so pay close attention. The more

  • "Forgive..."

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 110 ratings

    This is the 2nd in a two-part message on our responsibility to forgive based on God’s forgiveness of us. This part focuses on our forgiveness to others.

    January 19, 2003 Matthew 18:28-35 ¡§Forgive¡K¡¨ INTRODUCTION Every now and then, Tammy will surprise me by using a new word that I would not expect her to use. She calls it her ¡§word for the day¡¨, and she¡¦ll find every situation possible to use it as often as she can for more

  • Giving Grace

    Contributed by Douglas Bryan on Jan 20, 2003
    based on 34 ratings

    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 more

  • Does God Give Second Chances?

    Contributed by James Buchanan on Sep 15, 2003
    based on 59 ratings

    We exam the truth of God’s forgiveness toward us, and our responsibility to forgive others.

    Before we begin today, I want you to think of someone that you have a hard time forgiving. Someone that you just can’t seem to forgive, no matter how hard you try. Now, if you have your notes, I want you to write the initials of that person down on your notes. One thing I’ve learned over the more

  • Jesus Calls A Sinner! Series

    Contributed by Eric Stefanski on Sep 21, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    "Jesus Sinners Doth Receive"

    Jesus Calls a Sinner St. Matthew 9:9-13 St. Matthew had quite a reputation to live down! The ’publicans’, or ’tax collectors’, of the Roman Empire were so crooked that the animosity toward the IRS today is partly because of them. Why should we be mad at the taxmen when it is Congress that more

  • Maxed Out Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 16, 2003
    based on 14 ratings

    The pain of forgiveness.

    Series: The Parables of Christ Topic: Maxed Out February 24, 2002 Matthew 18:21-35 Introduction: My experience of being robbed How we often respond to such experiences Fear, Anger, Bitterness, Seek Vengeance Then Peter came up and said to him, "Lord, how often shall my more

  • The Unmerciful Servant

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 49 ratings

    To note that we as Christians are to forgive others because we have been greatly forgiven by God.

    The Unmerciful Servant Text: Matthew 18.21-35 Thesis: To note that we as Christians are to forgive others because we have been greatly forgiven by God. Introduction: (1) “Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy” (Matt. 5.7). (2) The Background: “Then more

  • Erasing The Debt Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Aug 1, 2003
    based on 61 ratings

    The radical nature of God’s forgiveness for us, and why it is essential that we forgive others in turn.

    Erasing the Debt: Matt. 18:21-35 “Your Kingdom Come”; July 20, 2003 Intro: A pastor’s son and his mom had been to a shopping mall and the boy had acted badly, wanting this and that, running off, etc. As they were driving home, he could sense her displeasure and said, "When we ask God to more

  • My Chains Fell Off Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 28, 2003
    based on 228 ratings

    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 more

  • How Can I Ever Forgive You?

    Contributed by Christopher Goelzer on Feb 4, 2004
    based on 37 ratings

    Encourage and empower the beleiver to cherish teh forgiveness they have from their heeavenly Father so much so that they will continually forgive each other.

    NIV Matthew 18:21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?" 22 Jesus answered, "I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. 23 "Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle more

  • The Be-Attitudes - Part V Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Mar 18, 2003
    based on 8 ratings

    God blesses those who are merciful.

    This morning we will be continuing our look at the "Be-Attitudes." These words of our Lord give us direction for being all that He would have us to be. Today we will be examining mercy as found in Matthew 5:7. Matthew 5:7 (CEV) God blesses those people who are merciful. They will be treated more

  • The Standard Of Grace Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 29, 2003
    based on 321 ratings

    If you and I want to have relationships that last for the long haul, then we must be willing to extend forgiveness to others. Here’s another way to say it: In every relationship you have, you will constantly be called on to forgive and to ask for forgiv

    The Standards of Grace I heard about a man who really loved dogs. He devoted his life to them ­ he read about them, studied them, and even gave talks about them to other dog lovers. One day he decided to pour a new sidewalk in front of his house. His neighbor watched from his window as he more

  • The Four Promises Of Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Kenneth Squires on Apr 18, 2003
    based on 88 ratings

    One of God’s favorite words is “forgiveness.” As we look at the first words of Jesus on that last day, we can’t help but say, “God really thinks this is important.”

    But Jesus was saying, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” (Luke 23:34) Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?” Jesus answered, “I tell you not seven times, but seventy-seven more