Forgiveness as an Act of Worship–God is Asking for the Bill When Others Owe us for Offense–Book of Philemon

January 26, 2014

Capture

To forgive is to say:  ”I choose to forgive, you don’t owe me anything, and I bless you”.–Tim Truesdale

This week, we took a look at the Book of Philemon and received a message on Forgiveness as an Act of Worship.

If you would like to listen to the message, just click here.

Here are the main thoughts we explored together:

5 Truths about Forgiveness as an Act of Worship from the Book of Philemon:

  1. God is  is constantly inviting us to voluntarily lay down our rights.
  2. God’s invites us to forgive as an act of our will.
  3. God asks us to hand him the debts of our offenders.
  4. God asks us to forgive as a daily act of worship.
  5. God is inviting us to grow in forgiveness in 2014.

Reflecting on Today’s Message

What is God saying to you through this message?

What is God asking you to do?

What are you going to do about it TODAY?

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God’s Heart for Encouragement

January 19, 2014

Encouragement

This week, we welcomed Scott & Denise Ridings, who brought a message on Encouragement.

Scott shared some of the Biblical background of encouragement, and Denise shared her story of fighting and surviving leukemia in 2012-2013.

Please check out their encouraging message here.


Forgiveness as an Act of Worship #1

January 12, 2014

Forgiveness #1

To forgive is to say:  “I choose to forgive, you don’t owe me anything, and I bless you”.–Tim Truesdale

This week, we took a look at Genesis 50:15-21 and received a message on Forgiveness as an Act of Worship..

If you would like to listen to the message, just click here.

Here are the main thoughts we explored together:

5 Truths about Forgiveness as an Act of Worship from Genesis 50:15-21:

  1. God is the only righteous judge of the heart.
  2. God’s nature is forgiving.
  3. God invites us to take on his character of forgiveness.
  4. God asks us to forgive as a daily act of worship.
  5. God is inviting us to grow in forgiveness in 2014.

Reflecting on Today’s Message

What is God saying to you through this message?

What is God asking you to do?

What are you going to do about it TODAY?