Online Communities - Featured Speaker

This week's featured speaker is: Sean McDowell

Date of the message: 3/1/2013

Notes:

Scriptures: Matthew 18:23, 1 Corinthians 13:5,

Statements:

  • Jesus talked in stories so that we could relate to His Message!
  • Burdens lead people to act accordingly to the situation.
  • Your thoughts and words directly and indirectly affect others!
  • Hurt people, hurt people
  • When you serve God, you commit yourself to forgiving those around you!
  • Learn to Forgive Others from your heart!
    • Forgiveness: Naming the Wrong; The action itself is wrong;
    • Giving someone the gift of not holding that fault against them
    • Forgiveness is not a feeling, it's an act of the Will!
    • Forgiveness is not forgetting, it's not counting those sins against you!
    • Forgiveness is not excusing and isn't a one-time choice!
    • Forgiveness is naming the wrong, acknowleging the act was wrong, and giving the gift of not holding it against them!
    • Forgiveness releases you from the emotional debts that people have intentionally or unintentionally committed to us!
  • Lies are bondage; Truth sets us free!
  • Only when you understand the depth of God's Forgiveness will you be able to receive true forgiveness!

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"Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.2 Timothy 4:2