We all have the tendency to carry painful parts of our past along with us. They have the power to weigh us down and keep us from moving forward in freedom. This is a series that will give God's direction to help us let go of the past through giving and embracing forgiveness.
January 7, 2024
We live in a world where so many people have been hurt, and where so many relationships have been ruined by selfish choices. When it comes to forgiveness, where do we even begin? In part one of Forgiveness, we are going to explore what forgiveness is, what it is not, and where the power to forgive ultimately comes from.
January 14, 2024
Letting go of a hurt from the past sounds wonderful. We don't want past hurts to lead us to become angry and bitter. And yet, forgiveness still isn't easy. In part 2 of this series, we're going to lift our eyes to the cross of Jesus as we answer the question, "How do I forgive?"
January 21, 2024
To forgive means you let go of whatever hurt you, refusing to get even or grow resentful over it. But what about situations where there should be consequences for what the other person did? As it turns out, Jesus taught people how to know when consequences are necessary and how to implement them in a loving way.
January 28, 2024
Sometimes the most difficult person to forgive is the person we see in the mirror. In fact, a sin from the past can become the way we define ourselves in the present. Self-forgiveness is a topic that can lead to lots of feelings and emotions, but this weekend we're not going to focus on feelings. We're going to focus on the truth of what Jesus has done and what God says about you.