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Gain a better understanding of what sin really is Part 13

It’s been said that “a picture is worth a thousand words.” Let's look at a few biblical illustrations that help us gain a better understanding of what “sin” really is. Painting a challenging, but helpful portrait.

Look at what the Lord’s Prayer has to say about the issue of sin and its remedy Part 14

Since the first bite of that forbidden fruit, sin has been a universal problem in need of an immediate solution. Don’t miss this thoughtful and honest conversation.

Let’s discuss the one debt we can escape from the right now Part 15

In this difficult economy, many people are struggling under the burden of debt. It’s uncomfortable knowing that we owe our creditors money every month. Jesus wipes away our spiritual debt! It’s a study of the phrase, “Forgive us our debts.”

An eye-opening study on Jesus’ uncommon instruction for forgiveness found in the Lord’s Prayer Part 16

It’s a natural response to want to return evil for evil. But it’s a divine response to forgive those who injure us!

Another in-depth study of the Lord’s Prayer Part 17

Which action is the most difficult to accomplish, giving or forgiving?

What did Jesus mean when He said, “Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors"? Part 18

Jesus stressed the importance of forgiving those who hurt us. But if we choose not forgive others, does that put our eternal life in peril? Join us for a lively conversation between the team members.

Discover why forgiveness is so critical Part 19

When someone hurts us, it’s natural to let bitterness fester and boil inside us. Let's study this important portion of the Lord’s Prayer and find out why it's not only for our personal relationships, but also for our connection with the Lord.

Find out why withholding forgiveness actually hurts us! Part 20

We would never pray, “God . . . hold a grudge against me, like I hold a grudge against her.” But we may live like it! Be a part of this conversation.

Gain a fresh perspective on forgiveness Part 21

In the middle of a moral mess, King David left a lot of hurting people in his wake. Yet, the King only desired one Person’s forgiveness. Let's study the example of a monarch’s plea for grace, to discover principles for our own relationship with the Lord.

Discover the biblical keys to releasing personal pain and moving toward forgiveness Part 22

When unforgiven issues linger, it can feel like there’s a giant elephant in the room. How can we clear the air and restore the relationship with people we love?

Let’s turn to Psalm 51 for direction on how to seek forgiveness from God and others Part 23

The problem of sin is like a two-edged sword, it can wound our relationships with others and our connection to God.

Finding healing for a remorseful heart Part 24

Injuring others with a careless word or hurtful action can fill us with regret. Even after we receive forgiveness from those we’ve offended, it’s difficult to forgive ourselves! Find the principles of grace in praying “Forgive us our debts as we forgive those indebted to us.”

Is forgiveness really that easy? Part 25

Nobody is perfect, and we all make mistakes. So, if God forgives our occasional errors in judgment, is sin really that big of a deal? Let's look at the Lord’s Prayer to see if God truly takes sin seriously.

An eye-opening discussion on forgiveness Part 26

Are there conditions to God’s forgiveness? Does our acceptance of grace mean we owe God something in return? Let's study the model Jesus gave for prayer, “Forgive us our debts as we forgive those indebted to us.”

Finding peace by living the Lord’s Prayer Part 27

In the middle of bitter disputes with others, we often draw the battle lines and try to fight it out! Let's examine how living the Lord’s Prayer requires peace between combatants. We are learning to pray “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.”