The religious leaders were appalled that Jesus and his disciples would associate and share a meal with such lowlifes as Levi and others they labeled as disreputable sinners. Jesus points out that he didn't come for the righteous-or those who think they are-but to call sinners to repentance. It is often ..
[extra]ordinary day, Part 3: Calling of Levi Luke 5:27-32
by Jarrett Stevens
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Simon the Pharisee invites Jesus to a banquet at his home, and then, along with his Pharisee friends, is totally taken aback by Jesus' response to the behavior of an uninvited and 'sinful' woman who wets Jesus' feet with her tears and then pours precious perfume on them. This woman, who accepted forgiveness ..
24 Hours...A Day in the Life of Jesus, Part 4: A Sinful Woman Honors Jesus with Her Tears
by Mike Breaux
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An "everyman" character delivers three brief monologues. After each one, 2 or 3 guilt figures with small black slates mark down his "sins" while saying, "God is gonna get you for that!" Guilt ridden "everyman" has finally had enough and he cries out to God only to discover that instead of "getting him," ..
A Clean Slate
by Various Authors
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How many of the Ten Commandments must we break to be considered lawbreakers in the eyes of a Holy God? Just one. Does it matter which one? No. Can we work to rectify this situation? No. As indicated in James 2:10-13, this is what we ought to realize when dealing with those who might have wronged ..
A Faith That Works, Part 10: How Good Is Good Enough?
by Bill Hybels
A Time to Forget
by Gene Appel
Forgiving someone doesnt mean that you condone them. It doesnt mean that you excuse what they did. It doesnt even mean that you have reconciled with them. Forgiveness is the act of letting go of your right to hurt back someone who has hurt you. We should forgive others because God has forgiven us. ..
All About Anger, Part 4: Forgiveness: The Ultimate Weapon
by John Ortberg
The sinful woman at Simon the Pharisee's party in Luke 7 loved Jesus with a radical love, which goes beyond ordinary love. This is because by forgiveness, Jesus rescued the woman from the mire of sin. Can we match that type of love? Or are we like Simon, who had the Son of Man in his midst and did not ..
At Jesus' Feet, Part 1
by Dr. Joseph Stowell
A conversation that took place between the speaker and a normal, everyday business traveler is the basis for this message. Although the traveler appears to live a pretty moral existence, he doesn't seem to feel the need for God in his life. We can learn a lot from this man because for all of us there ..
Case for Christianity, Part 4: The Case for Life-Change
A simple conversation between friends at a coffee shop turns into a powerful battle between the raw pangs of shame that often haunt us, and the bright hope of healing. This excellent drama confronts people with a tangible, spiritually penetrating reality about regret and shame, and the power of true ..
by Jeff Berryman
by Steve Pederson