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Sermons on forgiveness

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness (Matt 18:21-35) This is getting Personal A personal story of forgiveness What’s the hardest thing YOU’VE ever had to forgive? What’s the hardest thing YOU’VE ever had to be forgiven? Forgiveness is Hard! What does Forgiveness mean? The struggle between justice & mercy Setting things right requires getting all the information, Forgiving someone requires…

Unity in Community

As I stand before you at this Table, I reflect on the fullness of our worship today. We have already remembered the names of loved ones who have moved on to be with God. We’ve celebrated the holy rite of baptism, welcoming another beautiful child of God into the body of Christ. And soon we will partake in the communion meal, remembering…

Standing Firm on the Promise of God’s Forgiveness

  What a big day we are celebrating, today. It’s so great to begin our fourth Sunday of Lent with a beautiful baptism and then end it with a marvelous feast. Lent is often a time to fast from the things that keep us away from God. But as I reminded (B.) at Wednesday’s service each Sunday during Lent is considered a mini-Easter; we are given a day…