Forgiveness

Forgiveness | Ephesians 4:32-5:2 |
What difference would kindness, compassion, forgiveness, and love make to your family, your workplace, your church? In this message, we hear how believers, as God’s children, are to imitate his kindness, compassion, forgiveness, and love. Outline Kind (4:32) (See also Luke 6:35; Matthew 5:45) Compassionate (4:32) (See also Mark 6:34; James 1:19) Forgiving (4:32) (See also Acts 2:38; Hebrews 9:22; Matthew 18:15-35) Loving (5:1-2) (See also 1 Peter 4:8) Read more

Us and Them | Ephesians 1:1-14 |
What makes you want to praise or celebrate someone? In Ephesians 1:1-14, we hear so many reasons to praise God for his glorious grace. Outline Who are you? (vv1-2, 11-14) God’s blessed people (vv3-10) …going to the nations (vv11-14) To the praise of God’s glory!

Continue in Christ | Colossians 2:6-15 |
Even when it’s tough, Jesus is worth receiving and continuing in because only in him can we know God, new life, and forgiveness. Outline Continue in Christ (vv6-7) Don’t be taken captive (v8) Because in Christ …is the fullness of God (vv9-10) …is new life (vv11-13) …is victory (vv14-15) Continue, and watch out!

The Return of the King | 2 Samuel 17-20 |
How do you respond when you are attacked or feel wronged? As we continue our series in 2 Samuel, we see King David’s love and mercy towards his enemies. His mercy is a shadow of Jesus who loves his enemies and mercifully offers us forgiveness. Outline Joab’s Revenge David’s grace Jesus’ way of the cross Matthew 26:52 Matthew 18:23-35 Romans 13:4

The Shepherd King | 2 Samuel 12 |
Just like Saul before him, David has fallen as the shepherd-king and done evil in the eyes of the LORD. His house will now experience curse rather than blessing—the people have fallen with their king. Outline Secret Sin … Revealed (vv1-12) Grace … and consequences (vv13-25) Has David changed? (vv26-31) Finding grace in the Good Shepherd

When You Pray | Luke 11:1-13 |
Teach us to pray (v1) … for the greatest gift (vv2-4) …which honours God’s name (vv5-8) …as he gives good gifts (vv9-13) Jesus is the answer to his own prayer Luke 3:22; Acts 2:38 So it can be answered in us! (Unfortunately there was some distortion in the recording of this sermon.)

The Day Of Atonement | Leviticus 16 |
Entering God’s presence Jesus and the Day of Atonement Hebrews 9:23-28

Tragedy or Comedy | John 20 |
A tragic morning that turns to joy So we can find life Romans 8:11 Is your life a tragedy or a comedy

Denying Jesus | Luke 22:31-65 |
A further threat… (vv31-34) …so be prepared (vv35-38) Jesus' final preparation The Cup (Jeremiah 25:15-38) Twice betrayed (vv47- 65) Good news for deniers!

The Day of Justice and Forgiveness | Joel 3 |
The day of justice (vv1-16a) God will judge the nations …for their sin So prepare to meet the LORD! (Revelation 14:14-20) The day of forgiveness (vv16b-21) (Revelation 21:27) Are you prepared for this day?