Jesus’ command to “Love your enemies” is one of the most difficult and yet important commandments that he shared. As difficult as it is, broken relationships are not restored by pushing back, or getting revenge, but by love. Luke 6:27-36 Romans 12:9-21 Reflection Sheet
Jesus’ command to “Love your enemies” is one of the most difficult and yet important commandments that he shared. As difficult as it is, broken relationships are not restored by pushing back, or getting revenge, but by love. Luke 6:27-36 Romans 12:9-21
When conflict comes, our default position is to point the finger and highlight the flaws and failures of the other person. But – as real as these may be – Jesus gives us a new way of way of operating. And it’s a key to living in forgiveness and peace. The key is to first […]
How do you forgive the unforgivable? Humanly speaking, we can’t. But we can through the cross. This message explores how the bond of unforgiveness is broken through the cross. Luke 23:34
In my office are powerful tools for ministering to people in their grief; the Bible, a Communion set; and a box of tissues! Weeping is a healthy part of our grieving. Jesus wept too. The Bible promises us there will be no need for tissues in heaven. That gives us comfort now as we deal […]
In teaching his disciples to pray, Jesus said, “Forgive us our sins AS we forgive those who sin against us”. Why the AS? This message explores more deeply why the AS is so important. Matthew 6:12
Matthew 18:21-35 Forgiveness is tough. Jesus says we are to forgive “70 times 7” times. But what does that mean and how do we do it? This message explores the reasons and importance of why we forgive.
Matthew 13:1-23 The Parable of the Sower is the first parable Jesus tells in Matthew. Essentially Jesus reminds us that we are called to grow… But ultimately, the harvest is not up to us… it is up to God. This message will look at the importance of being faithful to sowing seed.
Luke 15:1-10 How valuable are we to God! He cares about each and every person on this earth. When we are lost, He pursues us. When we wander, He pursues us. When we run, He pursues us. And He and all the angels rejoice when even one person comes to Christ.
Luke 12:13-34 Home is where your heart is. And so is wealth. What makes us wealthy? It isn’t money. Some say experiences… It is as we learn to refocus our hearts that we become generous towards God and others