1/27/2022 What Is Forgiveness?

By Got Questions Forgiveness in the Bible is a “release” or a “dismissal” of something. The forgiveness we have in Christ involves the release of sinners from God’s just penalty and the complete dismissal of all charges against us (see Romans 8:1). Colossians 1:14 says that in God’s beloved Son “we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.” TheContinue reading “1/27/2022 What Is Forgiveness?”

1/26/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Forgiving Yourself?

By Got Questions The Bible has a lot to say about forgiveness, but it does not specifically address the concept of forgiving oneself. Usually, we talk about “forgiving yourself” when a person expresses persistent guilt over past sin or remorse over negative consequences caused by an earlier decision. We might personally feel the need to “forgive ourselves”Continue reading “1/26/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Forgiving Yourself?”

1/25/2022 Does The Bible Instruct Us To Forgive And Forget?

By Got Questions The phrase “forgive and forget” is not found in the Bible. However, there are numerous verses commanding us to “forgive one another” (e.g., Matthew 6:14 and Ephesians 4:32). A Christian who is not willing to forgive others will find his fellowship with God hindered (Matthew 6:15) and can reap bitterness and the loss of rewardContinue reading “1/25/2022 Does The Bible Instruct Us To Forgive And Forget?”

1/24/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Forgiveness?

By Got Questions The Bible never gives a “dictionary” definition of forgiveness, but it shows us many examples of it. The greatest of all examples is the forgiveness of God. Although the following passage does not use the word forgive, it describes the concept of God’s forgiveness perfectly: Psalm 103:8–12: The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slowContinue reading “1/24/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Forgiveness?”

1/23/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Sadness?

By Got Questions The Bible has many examples of sadness as the result of the fall and applications on how we may glorify God through our sadness. Sadness is either the direct or indirect result of sin, and, since we live in a fallen world, sin is a normal part of life (Psalm 90:10). TheContinue reading “1/23/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Sadness?”

January 23, 2022 Call To Worship

If you cannot attend your usual home church this coming Sunday, please use this Worship Service Plan to conduct and enjoy a service on your own. This Worship Service Plan is useful for anyone anywhere, whether individuals, shut-ins, your family gathered in the den, a nursing facility of sick & elderly, you and your neighbors sitting in the backyard, or any group of believers who share a need to gather and praise and worship The Lord God.

1/22/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Worry?

By Got Questions The Bible clearly teaches that Christians are not to worry. In Philippians 4:6, we are commanded, “Do not be anxious [do not worry] about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.” In this Scripture, we learn that we should bring all of our needs andContinue reading “1/22/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Worry?”

1/21/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Doubt?

By Got Questions Doubt is an experience common to all people. Even those with faith in God struggle with doubt on occasion and say with the man in Mark 9, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” (verse 24). Some people are hindered greatly by doubt; some see it as a springboard to life; andContinue reading “1/21/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Doubt?”

1/20/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Despair?

By Got Questions Despair is the complete loss of hope. Circumstances can press in around us to the extent that we cannot see a way out. When fear grips us, hopelessness is right behind. The apostle Paul knew firsthand what that was like. Yet he wrote in 2 Corinthians 4:8, “We are hard pressed on every side,Continue reading “1/20/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Despair?”

1/19/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Dealing With Regrets?

By Got Questions Regret is sorrow or remorse over something that has happened or that we have done. Regret can also be a sense of disappointment over what has not happened, such as regretting wasted years. To be human is to have regrets because making mistakes is a universal experience. The Bible gives much instructionContinue reading “1/19/2022 What Does The Bible Say About Dealing With Regrets?”