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You can choose to forgive and lay down all of your bitterness, resentment and hatred at the feet of Christ.
It is God’s intention to change us from the inside out.
Saul thought the kingdom was his, but David knew it was God’s.
Are you ever overwhelmed with anger? Or perhaps you perpetually keep others at a safe distance, guarding yourself against any possible hurt. Join Pastor Lutzer as he begins a new mini-series, entitled, “When You’ve Been Wronged: Moving from Bitterness to Restoration.” Let’s be guided by God’s transforming word as we navigate the hurt and bitterness that often exists in fallen human relationships. Here are all of the ways that you can follow along with 5 Minutes With Pastor Lutzer: On our Podcast via iTunes and Google Podcasts On our Facebook page On our YouTube channel Transcript: Welcome to “5 Minutes with … Read More >
Today’s Reading: Acts 3:11-26Today’s Reference: Matthew 5:44 “But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” Was this prayer answered? We must realize that this was not a blanket prayer for everyone involved in Christ’s crucifixion; not everyone who participated in this crime was forgiven. But Jesus foreknew that many of those who put Him to death would indeed later repent, and He prayed God would let His blood cover their sin. God forgives those who ask. Yes, the prayer was answered for … Read More >
How do you go about changing human behavior?
Because God will ultimately settle the score, we can release the anger in our hearts.
It’s God’s intention that difficult experiences not make us bitter but make us better.
All of us have been offended at one time or another but what does scripture say about clinging to an offense? When we become blind to our own faults and desire vengeance no matter the consequences, we’re beginning to put the hurt of that offense above God in our lives. Join Pastor Lutzer as we again address the topic of “When You’ve Been Wronged,” as we learn together that whatever we do not forgive, we pass on. Here are all of the ways that you can follow along with 5 Minutes With Pastor Lutzer: On our Podcast via iTunes and … Read More >
Due to recent events, we wanted to share an article that Pastor Lutzer wrote back in March of 2015 on “Race, Riots, and Reconciliation.” In recent months, our nation has been torn apart by racial riots in cities such as Ferguson, New York City, and Baltimore. By the time this newsletter goes to press, perhaps another city will be under siege, subjected to riots that will heighten outrage and damage property. Unfortunately, the rioters assume guilt on the part of the police without the officers having the opportunity of due process. Perhaps the best example is Officer Darren Wilson of … Read More >