Put Off Bitterness, Put On Tenderness
Few things will eat up our spiritual life as bitterness will. Few things will grieve the Holy Spirit within us like unforgiveness and grudges towards others.
Attempt to Heal Every Broken Relationship
We can think of many excuses to avoid confrontation with other Christians who have sinned against us, but we must attempt to heal every broken relationship that has been damaged.
Forgiveness or Bitterness?
If you begrudgingly or mechanically say the words, "I forgive you", yet still hold on to that thing in your heart, you are not practicing Biblical forgiveness, but Biblical bitterness.
The Love Behind Church Discipline
Should we let love cover a multitude of sins? Yes, and at the heart of loving our brethren, we want a person's greatest good. Yet there are times when...
Jesus' teaching on the absolute necessity of forgiveness towards others. Matthew 18:21-35
Forgiving One Another As Christ
Rather I treat you as Jesus has treated me in the Gospel by mercifully forgiving me; that is what Paul is calling us to in Colossians.
The Gospel: Cleanse Me From My Sin!
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin! - Psalm 51
The Believer’s Journey in Grace
The Christian doesn't get away with sin, they don't get by with sin. You're going to end up acknowledging it, confessing it and not remaining silent about it.
Life in the Realm of Forgiveness
What are you going to do about your sins? One of two things will be true of you. You will either pay for all of your sins or you will pay for none of them.
You Need Forgiveness, Not Healing
But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins"--he said to the man who was paralyzed--"I say to you, rise, pick up your bed and go home." - Luke 5:24
Can You Hate Someone and Be a True Christian?
Is it possible for someone to hate someone and be a true Christian? What does the bible say about this? Tim takes a look at 1 John.
The Few Who Find Forgiveness
Matthew 7:14 For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few. -- This means that in the end few people will truly find forgiveness. Are you one of them? Have you come to the Lord Jesus Christ?
How Can I Forgive Someone Who Wronged Me?
Question: Christ tells us to love one another as he loved us. How can we love people like that if they hurt us, how do we bring ourselves to forgive people that do us so badly? When every time you see that person, it just hurts inside of you.