Monthly Archives: April 2017

213. PRACTICAL FORGIVENESS. Alternatives To Giving Unhelpful Advice such as Saying No.1 “You must forgive God!” (5th in series of 10.)

‘”You must forgive God!” Good advice or bad advice? It is not always easy to work out what is helpful and what is not helpful regarding the advice people give to one another. One lesson I learnt when conducting many … Continue reading

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212. Examples Of Forgiveness In Action In The New Testament. Jesus. Stephen. Paul. (4th in a series of 10)

During a period of heavy rainfall in Sydney I asked a friend, “Are you enjoying the rain?” I was somewhat taken aback by her reply but eventually saw how she had made a very interesting answer to my simple question. … Continue reading

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211. “Forgiveness in the Teaching Of Jesus.” (The Parable Of The Unmerciful Servant. Matthew 18:21-35.) (3rd in series of 10).

  A True Story. (Names have been changed to ensure confidentiality and privacy) Janice had a problem. In fact she had two problems. The first was a physical problem that meant she could not control her hands that were continuously … Continue reading

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210. FORGIVENESS IN THE NEW TESTAMENT. The Meaning of Forgiveness. (2nd in series of 10).

A TRUE STORY. (The names have been altered for the sake of privacy and confidentiality). “I choose to forgive him.” They may seem to be very simple words to say. But for Bernice it took more than twenty years to … Continue reading

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209. “STUDIES ON FORGIVENESS.” Is It Possible To Be Forgiven? Is It Possible To Forgive? The Good News! (1st in series of 10).

Freedom at last! The Bible shows that people are able to be forgiven by God of all sorts of various failures and sins. Not only that but it also shows that, miracle of miracles, we are able to forgive those who … Continue reading

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208. Good Friday. Good for whom? God’s wrath “satisfied”?

Should we sing these words on Good Friday and at Easter? They are these words “‘Til on that cross as Jesus died,  The wrath of God was satisfied.” They are from the beautiful hymn “In Christ Alone.” Many people would … Continue reading

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207. A Sermon Outline For Easter. Luke 24:13-35. “THE JESUS WHO BRINGS HOPE.” What Easter means.

As Easter approaches I am reminded of my experience of almost 50 years of preparing sermons for Easter. So I have posted this sermon to help those who may be pushed for time to prepare a sermon. The outline or … Continue reading

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