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  • Burying The Hatchet Series

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 79 ratings
     | 2,732 views

    The importance of forgiving others

    Burying The Hatchet or FORGIVE! & FORGET? Luke 17:1-6; Col. 3:12-15 I. THE MEANING OF FORGIVENESS A. Aphiemi = To send away; to cancel the debt; to remit; to totally remove; thus, never be liable for the obligation again. ·(Mat 18:27) The servant's master took pity on him, canceled the ...read more

  • Are You An Unforgiven Slave

    Contributed by David Rogers on Mar 30, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,381 views

    A sermon about the importance to forgiving

    Are You An Unforgiving Slave Of Jesus Matthew 18:21-35 Prayer Introduction Recently, one of the most severe storms in many years pounded our five little acres. It came out of the northwest embedded in dark, angry clouds. We saw it approaching in the twilight and could hear its snarl ...read more

  • Forgiveness

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Sep 14, 2020
     | 657 views

    The text shared the importance of forgiveness.

    Matthew 18:21-35 What Does the Text Say about Forgiveness ? It’s a grim scenario for one who refuses to forgive. Even Jesus said “Father Forgive them” 1. The text tells us How often one should forgive * Peter had it all figured out 21 Then Peter came and said to him, ‘Lord, if ...read more

  • Relationships Are Everything - Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Doug Henry on Dec 30, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,537 views

    A Biblical look at the importance of forgiveness.

    Relationships Are Everything Forgiveness is Key Mark 12:31 When Narvaez, the Spanish patriot, lay dying, his father-confessor asked him whether he had forgiven all his enemies. Narvaez looked astonished and said, “Father, I have no enemies. I have shot them all.” If I were to ask you ...read more

  • Let It Go

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Sep 11, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,940 views

    A sermon about the necessity and importance of forgiveness.

    “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” Have you ever given much thought to that line from the Lord’s Prayer? “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” I think it’s fair to say that most of the time, ...read more

  • Survivors Forgive Themselves And Others Series

    Contributed by Ken Hubbard on Feb 11, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,717 views

    A message on the importance of forgiveness in relationships and healing.

    INTRO ƒ{ In this award winning film called "The Mission", Robert DeNiro plays a mercenary who after killing his brother in a fit of jealous rage takes shelter in a local church. ƒ{ He eventually leaves the church and heads to a mission post located above the waterfalls in a South American ...read more

  • Do You Charge To Forgive?

    Contributed by Debra Klein on Jun 5, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,852 views

    This sermon talks about the importance of forgiving others and the dangers of not forgiving.

    Do You Charge to Forgive? Colossians 3:12-13 & Matthew 6:14-15 There was a time in Arizona that I had been feeling really uncomfortable about something, but I couldn’t pinpoint exactly what it was. For about a month I was irritated with everything and everybody around me. Then one morning I ...read more

  • Last Words

    Contributed by Lee Hammond Houston Jr. on Jan 28, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,315 views

    The Bible records seven last statements that Christ uttered while he was on the cross. While Christ was on the cross, he was doing his greatest work; he was uttering some of his greatest words.

    Last Words. Not too long after my twenty-second birthday, I arrived in Vietnam, a machine-gunner in the 199th Light Infantry Brigade. My first combat was only a few days later. Combat tends to grow one up quickly. The man to my right, whose shoulder was only a foot away from my own, got a face ...read more

  • Freedom Through Forgiveness

    Contributed by Norayr Hajian on Mar 30, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,911 views

    Forgiveness is easy to talk about, but not always easy to put into practice. This message illustrates why it is so important to forgive.

    Bumper Stickers usually convey a great deal of truth: “The more people I meet the more I like my dog”. • No doubt, many people have had bad experiences with other people. • It seems that many people have been burned; disappointed. When Jesus was asked the greatest commandment; he replied, ...read more

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

    Contributed by Brady Cooper on Jun 23, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,912 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Bridge Of Forgivness Series

    Contributed by Charles R. Peck on Jul 12, 2012
     | 2,579 views

    Jesus teaches His disciples the importants of forgiveness. To have your prayers answered you must forgive.

    The Bridge of Forgiveness Matthew 6:14/15 To have a contented and enjoyable Christian experience one must learn to forgive. Most of us at one time or another have wounded someone with words or have been wounded. And most of the time the hurt has comes from someone who is dear to us. To ...read more

  • Forgiveness 7 X 70

    Contributed by Chuck Gohn on Mar 27, 2021
     | 205 views

    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.

  • Forgiveness

    Contributed by Michael Durst on Dec 13, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,331 views

    A holistic examination of forgiveness and three areas where it is essential in our lives: God’s forgiveness of us, our forgiveness of others, and the importance of forgiving ourselves.

    I normally like to begin my sermons with a good story to grab your attention. Recently that has meant sharing some story from my childhood that we all laugh at. I do want to tell you a story today, but in my opinion it isn’t very funny. It begins on October the 10th, just shy of a month ago. My ...read more

  • Trash In Our Trash Baskets

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Sep 11, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,682 views

    Christ Jesus has demonstrated for us the fine art of forgiveness which we must learn to use in the daily living out of our lives.

    Matthew 18: 21 – 35 / Trash In Our Trashbaskets Intro: Late one summer evening in Broken Bow, Nebraska, a weary truck driver pulled his rig into an all-night truck stop. The waitress had just served him when three tough looking, leather jacketed motorcyclist- of the Hell’s Angels type- decided ...read more

  • Learning To Forgive

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Jul 17, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 16,164 views

    Learn to practice the grace of forgiving other people.

    Introduction: Several years ago there was an article in the Tuscaloosa News entitled “Would you forgive these men?” The article mentioned Mohamed Atta, the man who led the attacks on the world trade center; Timothy McVeigh, who bombed the Federal Building in Oklahoma City; Ted Kaczynski, the man ...read more