Sermons tagged with ‘forgiveness’

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“The Grace of our Lord overflows for me”

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How Does God display his unlimited patience? In saving sinners- people whose hearts are corrupt by nature and by choice. Paul recounts for Timothy how he was a violent persecutor of the church before he met Christ on the Damascus road (Acts chapter 9). Paul considered himself “exhibit A” of sinfulness, and yet God had […]

“The Love of God is greater far…” Ephesians 3:17-19

“The Christian Gospel is that I am so flawed that Jesus had to die for me, yet I am so loved and valued that Jesus was glad to die for me. This leads to deep humility and deep confidence at the same time. It undermines both swaggering and sniveling. I cannot feel superior to anyone, and yet I have nothing to prove to anyone. I do not think more of myself nor less of myself. Instead, I think of myself less.”
Tim Keller, The Reason for God

Psalm 32- Prayer for Renewal

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Do you desire to be refreshed by the Lord, but you don’t know where to start?  Starting with prayer is one of the best ways to reconnect with God.  The Bible is full of prayers that were spoken or sung in times of victory, distress, sadness, trial, joy, solitude, and celebration.  As we seek the […]

“In Christ, On Mission” Part 1 Matthew 9:35-38

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Christians often drift into a pattern of “doing things for God” instead of simply “being with God”.  When Jesus went to Mary & Martha’s house, he urged Martha to SLOW DOWN and rest, and to learn from him.  Mary had chosen to sit at Jesus’ feet and listen, while Martha was “distracted with much serving” […]

“Peace…or else?” Matthew 5:9

“Peace…or Else?” (click to listen, right click to download) Jesus said “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” (Matthew 5:9)  To be called a child of God- what a privilege!   But peacemaking is hard work, and not all rainbows and butterflies. Does making peace always mean compromise?  Are peacemakers the […]