Sermons on Forgiveness

Sermons on Forgiveness

In the Light of all this…

In the light of all this…Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Bible Reading: Romans 12:1-21 In the last of our Romans series we open up Romans chapter 12 where Paul ponders the question “In the light of all this…” In the light of all the teaching from the Book of Romans that we have been exploring for the past 6 weeks, what is our response? In Romans 12 Paul gives us a heap of practical advice for responding to God’s grace. This Read more

No Condemnation

No Condemnation for those in Christ JesusPreacher: Rev Phil Swain Bible Reading: Romans 8:1-4, 31-39 This week Phil explores another perspective of Romans 8 – looking at the amazing good news that in Jesus we are not condemned and that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Sermon Text When I was at theological college, my preaching lecturer taught us about the power of a well place …… pause.  A pause makes people focus as it is a hint Read more

Loopholes of Grace. (Sanctification)

The Loophole of Grace? … or the art of sanctification.Preacher: Rev Phil Swain Bible Reading: Romans 6:1-14 Last week our pastor Phil passionately preached on how we are made right with God through Grace – and how God did all of this for us before we understood. This amazing gift of Grace seems perfect but it comes with a loophole … that people seemingly could live however they wanted and as long as they ask God for forgiveness – everything Read more

Forgiveness # 4 – Your Forgiveness Score

Forgiveness #4 – Your Forgiveness Score Reading: Psalm 103: 1 – 12Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim Kevin will deliver his last sermon on the series of ‘forgiveness’. “The Bucket List” is a 2007 American buddy adventure comedy-drama film, starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. The main plot follows two terminally ill men on their road trip with a wish list of things to do before they “kick the bucket”. Two elderly men, blue-collar automotive mechanic Carter Chambers and billionaire Edward Cole Read more

Forgiveness # 3 – The Reach Model

Forgiveness #3 – The REACH Model Reading: Micah 7:18-19, 1 John 1:5-10Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim How do we forgive? Forgiveness using the REACH model – REACH (R – Recall, E – Empathize, A – Altruistic, C – Commitment & H – Hold)Holding onto old hurts or wounds does not lead us toward healing. It keeps us stuck in the feeling of the hurt, the story of the hurt, the belief about what this hurt means. Forgiveness is not about making Read more

Forgiveness #2 – What does the Bible say about forgiveness? # 2

Reading: Matthew 5:41-48, Psalm 23:1-3Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim This week, Kevin will continue to look at Matthew chapter 5. Starting with v 41 (go with them two miles), Kevin will explain what v 41 might mean to us in terms of ‘forgiveness’ and ‘Christian perfection’. Kevin will then relate the concept of ‘Love for Enemies’ in v 43-48 with the theme of ‘forgiveness’. This chapter asks the Christian to be perfect, and as the last measurement for Christian perfection, ‘love Read more

Forgiveness #1 – What does the Bible say about forgiveness #1

Reading: Matthew 5:38-42 & 48, 18:21-22Preacher: Rev Kevin Kim Forgiveness #1 – What does the Bible say about forgiveness? Kevin is starting a new series of ‘forgiveness’ this Sunday. We read the concept of ‘forgive’ in the Bible many times. The word ‘forgive’ appears in the KJV (95 times), ESV (109) and CEV (206) respectively, but we would think a theme of ‘forgiveness’ can be found in many other verses like “Come now, let us settle the matter,’ says the Read more

Forgiveness (10:45am Traditional)

Series: Other Sermons Term 2 2021Title: Forgiveness – it’s importance and it’s powerDate: 10:45am Traditional. 11th July, 2021Preacher: Rob WilliamsBible Reading: Matthew 5:9-15 Forgiveness is an easy word to say, but harder to enact in our lives. This week guest preacher Rob Williams will be addressing the challenge of Jesus to embrace what it means to forgive – not only for the benefit of others, but also for our own benefit. A practical time of teaching full of relevance.

Forgiveness – it’s importance and it’s power (9am)

Series: Other Sermons Term 2 2021Title: Forgiveness – it’s importance and it’s powerDate: 9am Worship. 4th July, 2021Preacher: Rob WilliamsBible Reading: Matthew 5:9-15 Forgiveness is an easy word to say, but harder to enact in our lives. This week guest preacher Rob Williams will be addressing the challenge of Jesus to embrace what it means to forgive – not only for the benefit of others, but also for our own benefit. A practical time of teaching full of relevance.