Entries Categorized as 'forgiveness'
August 6, 2012
In our last message from the forgiveness series, we join Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor of Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California, as he reminds us that unforgiveness in us grieves the heart of God.
Taking us to the book of Ephesians, Pastor Matt shows us how the indwelling Spirit of God is heartbroken when He is not allowed to forgive others through us because of our failure to obey Jesus.
July 23, 2012
Artwork Credit: ceruleansanctum.com Conviction – it’s a word many Christ-followers misunderstand. When the Spirit moves through the words of the pastor, many people get uncomfortable and upset. While many would rather not address the subject of conviction through the pastor’s messages, we join Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor of Pacific Baptist Church in El [...]
July 2, 2012
Artwork by OnlyCurious “People find fault as if there is a reward for it! Too many people look for the worst in others and never pass up the chance to cut down or criticize others.” That quote from Zig Ziglar reminds us of our theme for today’s podcast: God wants us to forgive people, not [...]
May 23, 2012
Unforgiveness is a prison in which we are our own jailer! If I want out of my prison of pain all I need to do is release the offender. Let go! Welcome to the Transformed podcast! Forgiveness involves a choice and a process. Many people struggle with forgiving because they don’t understand what happens after [...]
May 9, 2012
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. We cannot accomplish God’s dream for our church until we learn to forgive and forget the offenses of others. One of the closest men to Jesus tells us today there are 7 key understandings about forgiveness and it’s linkage to fellowship. Once we apply these understandings our fellowship circle will [...]
May 2, 2012
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. Gary Inrig has said, “Our response to Jesus is the infallible evidence of whether or not we have understood and received forgiveness.” In our episode today, Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor of Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California, explores forgiveness when it becomes the theme of a dinner that [...]
April 25, 2012
As hard as it is to imagine at times, God wants to forgive you! I know, there are things you can’t imagine God forgiving in your life. I know, some of the things you have done are just too embarrassing to even consider asking for forgiveness about! I know, after reading what you have read [...]
April 18, 2012
Easter is all about forgiveness! It’s about the proof that God forgives us … Despite what we have done Despite whom we’ve hurt Despite how we’ve treated others Despite … ourselves! Our episode today is from the transcript of God’s own conversation about his “forgiveness plan,” Pastor Matt shares 5 facts about God’s forgiveness as [...]
April 26, 2011
Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. Today we want to explore … Weeding the Garden of My Soul Repenting of Daily [...]
December 27, 2009
Sponsor: GoToMyPC We wrap up our very practical study, Forgiveness – The Breath of Life!, today. Thank you for tuning in to another episode of the Transformed podcast, I’m your host Mike Powers. Today’s episode is entitled Walking Into the Wind or When There’s No ‘I’m Sorry!’ promises to be very helpful. We are all [...]