Tag: guilt

Ash Wednesday

What’s up with ashes on foreheads? Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Lent and Pastor Tim Hartwig tells us what Lent is all about.

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Nathan’s Story

A rich man kills a poor man’s lamb to feed his guest. How does the king respond? And how does this apply to you, today? Pastor Tim Hartwig brings a message of sin and forgiveness.

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Have you ever stolen something?

Exodus 20:15, Luke 23:42-43 Have you ever stolen anything before? I remember when I was a kid, about six or seven years old, a friend of mine that lived down the street showed me the latest toy that he had...

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Dealing with Guilt

2 Corinthians 7:10 Do you ever feel terrible for something that you’ve done? Maybe you gossiped and later realized how hurtful your words were. Maybe you lied and later realized how could I be that person? How could I have...

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Why Go to Church?

Romans 3:22-24 “You just think you’re better than everyone else.” That’s what a man told me when I was talking to him about going to church. He thought that Christianity teaches that a person gets to heaven by being good....

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Martin Luther’s Troubled Conscience

Romans 3:23-24 If there ever was a devoted monk it certainly was Martin Luther. He dedicated his life to God and to the church. He would spend hours meditating and in prayer. He would actually beat himself to show God...

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The Stain of Sin

1 John 1:7b For about three years I worked in underground mines. Boy that can be dirty work. My last job was a driller and often I would come up from underground almost pure black. The oil was so thick...

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The Guilt of Sin

Psalm 32:5 I was having something like a pillow fight with my younger brother and sister we’d done it many times but this was different this time when I hit my sister in the back of the head, she pitched...

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What Would Jesus Do?

Romans 7:19-20,24-25 There was a slogan that was around and very common when I was young: WWJD. It was on bracelets and t-shirts and bumper stickers. WWJD: what would Jesus do? I think the idea behind the slogan was an...

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