Sermons on Forgiveness

Sermons on Forgiveness


“Shame involves complete self-condemnation. It is a major attack against the self in which the individual believes they will be found utterly unacceptable by society. As a result of its overwhelming force, shame causes feelings of disgrace and dishonor. A person who feels shame wants to hide from everyone.” – Dr. Allan Schwartz Shame Grows in the Dark But God Gives Us LightShame Blinds Us But God Gives Us SightShame Isolated Us But God Restores Our Relationships Series Summary: The…

Empty to Full: Anger to Peace, Part 2

God helps us to heal and rid ourselves from anger by forgiving. Ephesians 4:31-32 states: Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another,forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Start with forgiveness and then the rest will come naturally: getting rid of the garbage of bitterness, rage, anger, brawling, and slander; then, replace the old with compassion and kindness. It’s not enough…

The Persecuted Church

Persecution and not peace is the norm for Christians. Our experience in America is the exception around the world today and in history. Jesus is worthy of our faith and devotion. If we will withstand persecution, we will be rewarded.

The God of Second Chances: God is Light

God is light. See 1 John 1:5 – 10. Light is truth. He has enabled us to see what the truth is like. Walking in this light with God should be our habitual way of living, but we all fall short and need God’s forgiveness.
Made to Grow

Made to Grow Part VI. We grow through generosity.

We should not just give to be blessed and to receive more, for blessed are the poor as we learn in Luke 6:20. And the rich have already received their reward as mentioned in Luke 6:24. Our rewards are not always here on Earth, for the treasures on Earth will pass away. To be generous means that we give better and more than required. This is not just with our money and ambition, but also relationally. To be generous relationally…

Come to Jesus

We come to Jesus to remove guilt (which leads to forgiveness) and to remove shame (which leads to healing).