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sermons tagged 'reconciliation'

No Longer Two, But One

Matthew 19.3-6
Jul 22nd 2018

No matter how common divorce may become, the fact remains: it hurts... a lot. When two people enter a marriage, promising & trusting themselves to one another until death do they part, only then to suffer the heartache of unfaithfulness, it's absolutely...read >>

divorce, evangelism, Genesis, Gospel, hope, marriage, peace, Pharisees, plan, purpose, reconciliation, remarriage
divorce, marriage, Matthew

Humility: Lesson Five

Matthew 18.21-35
Jul 8th 2018

Has anyone ever wronged you, felt bad about it after a while, sought your forgiveness, reconciled the friendship, only to turn right around and wrong you again? Well, you're not alone. Truth be told, how else should we really expect things to operate in this very...read >>

endurance, forgive, forgiveness, grace, hope, hurt, mercy, patience, reconciliation, relationships, seventy times seven, suffering
fellowship, forgiveness, Matthew

Humility: Lesson Four - Part 3

Matthew 18.15-20
Jun 24th 2018

Today we will wrap up our mini-series on this short section of Matthew 18, beginning with verse 18, which is one of the most misunderstood passages in all of Scripture. Many who barely know God are yet very familiar with these words from Jesus. And, if we're not...read >>

absolution of sin, agreement, church discipline, misguided, misunderstood, name it and claim it, power, prayer, prosperity preaching, reconciliation, restoration, will of God, will of man
church discipline, Matthew, restoration

Humility: Lesson Four - Part 2

Matthew 18.15-20
Jun 10th 2018

Today we continue our mini-series on the fourth lesson in humility wherein our Good Shepherd instructs us on how--practically speaking--He leaves the 99 to seek the one wandering lost sheep in His fold.

Have you ever been in sin and sought by the Savior?

Have you...read >>

church discipline, church health, discipline, humility, reconciliation, repentance, restoration, salvation, sin, sorrow
church discipline, Matthew, repentance

First Things First

Matthew 5.21-26
Nov 15th 2015

The lawyers of Jesus' day esteemed themselves on their own spiritual accomplishments. Schooled in tradition & steeped in their own pride, they were often heard quoting Rabbi-So-And-So... who quoted Rabbi-So-And-So-Before-Him... who quoted...read >>

accused, anger, confession, conviction, guilt, hate, hope, Jesus, love, murder, peace, Pharisees, reconciliation, relationships, scribes, strive
Anger, Matthew, Sermon On The Mount

Sovereign Reconciliation

Genesis 45.1-15
Nov 16th 2014

It's a familiar request, one recited quite often by Christians around the world. But do we know what it means? Have we considered what we're asking of God:

<i>"Forgive us as our sins AS we forgive others."</i>

"Forgive us, Lord, the way...read >>

affection, family, forgive, love, reconciliation, repentance, sovereignty
forgiveness, Genesis, sovereignty

Jacob's Guilt or God's Grace

Genesis 33
Jul 6th 2014

Some people seem to have a harder time with guilt than others.

It amazes me how some of us can simply let our wrongdoings roll off our minds like water on a duck's back, never thinking about it again, seemingly little if any consideration for collateral casualties...read >>

Esau, forgiveness, grace, guilt, Jacob, mercy, pride, promise, reconciliation, sin, trick, trust
forgiveness, Genesis, grace

Known By Our Love

2 Corinthians 5.16-21
Jul 15th 2012

Is loving God easy, but loving others... not so much?

Do you find it difficult or impossible to forgive some people sometimes?

In a day and age where we're asked to 'like' just about everything, it's definitely time to discover the love of God, and your love for...read >>

Colossians 3, forgive, God, like, Lord's prayer, love, Matthew 5, others, reconcile, reconciliation
forgiveness, love, reconciliation