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  • What Is Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Dr. Bradford Reaves on Aug 18, 2020
    based on 4 ratings

    In a day where we are riddled with division and a "cancel culture" where does forgiveness fit in and how does forgiveness in the church differ from what the world offers?

    Grace Community Church Winchester, VA Watch this message at Introduction What image comes to mind when you think of the word “Bounty Hunter.” Maybe we think of a scene from Star Wars as Darth Vader is enlisting their help to fuel his obsession more

  • Silencing The Unforgiving Voices Series

    Contributed by Rian Adams on Sep 13, 2020

    Sermon is second in a four-part series, it focuses on the parable of the servant who was forgiven by his king, but was quick to judge another. The sermon is an invitation to silence the unforgiving voices.

    Series: Leaning into the peace of God. Sermon: Silencing the Unforgiving Voices Proper 19, Year A Series: Last week I started a series on leaning into the peace of God. The first sermon was how peace of mind comes when we work through conflicts. This week I’m continuing the theme of leaning into more

  • Forgiveness: From A Dead End To A Forever Future

    Contributed by Mary Erickson on Sep 13, 2020

    In forgiving others, we reflect the divine grace we have received.

    September 13, 2020 Hope Lutheran Church Matthew 18:21-35 Forgiveness: From a Dead End to a Forever Future Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. A father is helping his young daughter with her homework. He picks up the paper she’s more

  • Forgive--Especially Your Enemies Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 10, 2020

    Forgiveness not only gets you forgiven, it gives you psychological relief, and it can even make a friend out of an enemy.

    24th Sunday in Course 2020 As I share some thoughts about the Sacred Scriptures given to us by the Church for this coming Sunday, it is Patriot Day, September 11, nineteen years into the new world bequeathed to us by four violent but related acts that unforgettable Tuesday. And every three years, more

  • Forgiveness Vs. Judgement - Sermon Of Proper 19 - Year A

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Sep 8, 2020

    An exploration of Judgement and Forgiveness and how we should forgive others even when we may not want to, and why it is right for us to do so.

    In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. Around 25 years ago I was studying for my banking qualifications, and one of the subjects I had to study was Banking Law, it was a fascinating subject, but it was also filled with great amounts of technical legalistic jargon which had to be more

  • Twenty-Fourth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Cycle A; 24th Sunday, Year A-- Forgiveness Is Releasing

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Jun 20, 2020
    based on 2 ratings

    “Be patient with me, and I will pay you back in full,” both of the people in our Gospel today said the exact same thing.

    As a sought-after corporate motivational trainer, Brian Tracy normally does not take phone calls, but he took this one from a man who said that he had a testimony to share. The man said he was raised in a dysfunctional family and he was furious with his family. He had a bad marriage, was cheated by more

  • Forgive Us Our Debts Series

    Contributed by Dwight Davis on May 31, 2002
    based on 74 ratings

    Many will fail to enter the gates of heaven because they are shackled to this world by chains of unforgiven sins--not necessarily theirs..

    “ Forgive Us Our Debts” Picture if you will; a man sitting all alone in a darkened prison cell. His elbows propped on his knees and his head resting in his hands. The man’s name is Charles Preston, and he has been on death row for the last seven years of his life for his part in more

  • Forgive As God Forgives Series

    Contributed by Mary Erickson on Feb 24, 2021

    God desires that our hearts become a soft soil where the seed of forgiveness might germinate and take root.

    February 24, 2021 Hope Lutheran Church Rev. Mary Erickson Matt. 6:7-15; Matt. 18:23-35 Forgive as God Forgives Friends, may grace and peace be yours in abundance in the knowledge of God and Christ Jesus our Lord. We all need role models. Our first role models are our parents. Children are more

  • Forgiveness 7 X 70

    Contributed by Chuck Gohn on Mar 26, 2021

    This sermon focuses on Jesus' teaching on the importance of forgiving others as we have all been forgiven. It has particular emphasis on forgiveness within the church community.

    1. OPENING ILLUSTRATION: Discussion about the movie “Warrior” about two revenge driven brothers competing in a mixed martial arts tournament. Central Theme of movie – Unforgiveness Sermon focus – Discipline Forgiveness 2. BACKGROUND A) Jesus teaching disciples about handling conflict more

  • The Unjust Steward

    Contributed by Dr. Odell Belger on Dec 20, 2021

    We have heard it said many times, in many places, by many people, “DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WOULD HAVE THEM DO UNTO YOU.”

    This would be a great place to live if everyone lived by this Bible principle. The fact is, many among us would be irate, to say the least, if others treated us the way we treat others. Illus: Have you ever been on the side of the road trying to get someone to allow you to enter the traffic more

  • Praying With Jesus: Forgive And Be Forgiven Series

    Contributed by Vic Folkert on Apr 14, 2019

    Forgive us our debts...As we forgive our debtors. Living in the grace of God's kingdom, through forgiveness.

    PRAYING LIKE JESUS: FORGIVE AND BE FORGIVEN—Matthew 6:9-15, 18:23-35 How do people deal with their sins? Some will say, “What sins? There you go again, always trying to make me feel bad. Sure, I’ve made some mistakes; but after all, I’m only human. I’m basically a good person, and you have no more

  • What Jesus Said About Forgiving Others Series

    Contributed by Tim Huie on May 5, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    How can I forgive others? 1) Remember the debt God has forgiven you. 2) Keep the sins of others in perspective. 3) Remember the high cost of unforgiveness.

    WHAT JESUS SAID ABOUT FORGIVING OTHERS MATTHEW 18: 21-35 1. Illus. of partial forgiveness (1001 Humorous Illus. #385 • “I’ll forgive him tonight, but if I don’t die before I wake up, he better look out in the morning!” 2. We are all a little like James, aren’t we? Full forgiveness is foreign to more

  • No Wake Zone: Building Block #2--Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Brady Cooper on Jun 22, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    This is the third of a five-message series on the importance of managing relationships with love and character. This sermon focuses on the importance of forgiveness.

    We are in week three of our series No Wake Zone. We’re talking about how we can have healthy relationships, no wake zone relationships where we can have some rest and refreshment and encouragement inside relationships, since relationships are exceedingly difficult. Now, I’m just a guy. I don’t more

  • The Parable Of The Unmerciful Servant Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Aug 27, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    The key to forgiveness is to stop focusing on what others have done to me and start focusing on what God has done for me.

    [To receive free, weekly sermons by email, please contact] TWO DEBTS There are three main characters in this parable: • The king represents GOD. • The servant represents US. • The fellow servant represents the people who WRONG us. A huge debt is forgiven; a small debt is more

  • The Unmerciful Servant Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Aug 30, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    Here we have both a reminder of just how great God’s love and mercy is and a warning about the need to respond appropriately, to demonstrate by our attitude to others that we’ve truly joined God’s family.

    I think we all relate to this story. We empathise with the poor servant who only owes a few dollars and is thrown into gaol by the culprit of the story. We feel the sense of powerlessness of the poorer servant. We feel the outrage of the other servants as they see this injustice being played out. more