Sermons on Forgiveness

The Lord’s Prayer: Forgive Us As We Have Forgiven

“‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done,     on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts,     as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation,     but deliver us from the evil one.’” (Matthew 6:9-13)

Changing Hearts, Not Changing Rules (Revenge)

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth. But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also. And if anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, hand over your coat as…

Christ Sets Us Free from Dwelling on the Past

18 “Forget the former things;     do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing!     Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness     and streams in the wasteland. (Isaiah 43:18-19)   10 Godly sorrow brings repentance that leads to salvation and leaves no regret, but worldly…

The Destructiveness of Unforgiveness (Part One)

 “This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive your brother or sister from your heart.” (Matthew 18:35) And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins. (Mark 11:25) And forgive us our debts,     as…

By His Wounds We Are Healed

But he was pierced for our transgressions,     he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him,     and by his wounds we are healed. (Isaiah 53:5)   Hear my cry, O God;     listen to my prayer. (Psalm 61:1)   You are the God who performs miracles;     you display your power…