Adventure Christian Community
Can God's mercy really forgive my past?
Series: The Miracle of Mercy
Locations & Times
  • Adventure Christian Community
    6509 Northwest Blvd, Davenport, IA 52806, USA
    Saturday 5:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 10:30 AM
  • Adventure Christian Community - Muscatine
    1963 N Tipton Rd, Muscatine, IA 52761, USA
    Sunday 10:30 AM
1. Mercy means God forgives me.
Truth 1: God wants to forgive me.
Nehemiah 9:17 (TLB) – “…. You are a God of forgiveness, always ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to become angry, and full of love and mercy…”
Truth 2: God freely forgives me.
Romans 3:23-24 (TLB) - Yes, all have sinned; all fall short of God’s glorious ideal; 24 yet now God declares us “not guilty” of offending him if we trust in Jesus Christ, who in his kindness freely takes away our sins.
Truth 3: God immediately forgives me.
Truth 4: God completely forgives me.
Psalm 103:12 (CEV) - How far has the LORD taken our sins from us? Farther than the distance from east to west!
Psalm 85:10 – Love and truth have come together; justice and mercy have kissed.
2. Mercy means that I forgive others.

A person should not be forgiven until he or she asks for it. T F
You haven’t really forgiven until you’ve forgotten the offense. T F
Forgiving includes minimizing the offense and pain it caused. T F
Forgiveness includes restoring trust and reuniting a relationship. T F
Truth 1: Forgiveness is not earned.
Truth 2: Forgiveness is not forgetting.
Truth 3: Forgiveness is not trusting the person again.
Truth 4: Forgiveness is releasing it to God.
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