The gift again is mercy. The prayer is that we might experience the riches of God’s mercy. Mercy produces joy and gratitude, despite our circumstances. Our circumstances might not change, but we can always have incredible joy and gratitude that we have been given God’s merciful love instead of the wrath that we deserve.
Podcast Ep. 17, Sermon on the Prodigal Son
Episode 17, the LAST DAY Noah has to work on his rental house!!!! That means a sermon episode, this one is on Luke 15’s Prodigal Son, which Noah preached at Crossroads’ new building Grand Opening on September 16th, 2018.
The next Flip Side will be “back to your regularly scheduled” programming since the rental house work will be ooooooover! Thanks for staying tuned in.
Will You Join Me for a Virtual Confessional (Celebration)?
My sin makes me so tired. This weekend I was really feeling the weight of it, and the conviction of the Holy Spirit. Over time this led me to the joy and freedom that comes when we exchange confessing our sins for the grace of Jesus. It is so healing to confess our sins to […]
Don’t Waste Your Scars, Turn Them Into Trophies of Grace
All too often we waste our scars. We endure pain and we inflict pain. We are scarred.
Great Advice on How to Forgive Yourself of Past Sins
I wrote a post this week about how I often get asked by people how they can forgive themselves of the sins of their past, and I haven’t had a great answer for it. Alicia Cosgray wrote a comment to the post that offers great advice and I’d like to share it with everyone. Thanks […]
How do I forgive myself? (suggestions?)
“How do I forgive myself?” This is a question I get asked somewhat frequently as a pastor. Typically by someone who has recently received Jesus’ forgiveness for their sins. They believe Jesus forgives them. But they can’t forgive themselves. So they ask me how they can do that. And in all honesty, I don’t have […]