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4-Give Yourself

WHY YOU SHOULD FORGIVE YOURSELF
If I could wave a magic wand and people would forgive themselves, that would be great. Why? A lot of people are unable to move forward in life because they are chained to their previous mistakes. They drag their past failures, mistakes, boo-boos, colossal blunders, gaffes, errors in judgement, or whatever you want to call them, around like Marley’s chain. You remember the character the story of Ebinesar Scrounges who was forced to haul his log chain. Do you recall the haunting words, “I wear the chains I forged in life,” lamented the ghost of Jacob Marley in Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol?" Many of the people I meet feel they to are destined to drag the chain of their past with them. They lives are filled with fear and pain. Instead of loving life, they fear it. Their lives are filled with fear and dread. However, as Christians, we should not fear our past. Our past has no power over us. Listen to
You remember the character the story of Ebinesar Scrugges who was forced to haul his log chain, the one he had forged link by link, with him for eternity. Many of the people I meet feel they are distined to drag their past with them.
Make God Happy
You remember the character the story of Ebinesar Scrounges who was forced to haul his log chain. Do you recall the haunting words, “I wear the chains I forged in life,” lamented the ghost of Jacob Marley in Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol.
1 John 4:18 NASB95
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love.
Make Satan Mad
"Many of the people I meet feel they are destined to drag the chain of their past with them.
Instead of loving life, they fear it. Their lives are filled with fear and dread. But as Christians we should not fear our past. Our past has no power over us. Listen to 1 John 4:18
Inner Peace-
They lives are filled with fear and pain. Instead of loving life, they fear it. Their lives are filled with fear and dread. However, as Christians, we should not fear our past. Our past has no power over us. Listen to
Freedom from False Guilt
WHY YOU SHOULD FORGIVE YOURSELF
To be useful to Godyour usefulness will be impaired as long as you are crippled internally by guilt from your past. – –RT Kendall. • •When the anointing lifts, I might as well try to fly to the moon. • •RT Kendall. •WHY YOU SHOULD FORGIVE YOURSELFTotally forgiving yourself will help you love people more.People will like you more when you have forgiven yourself.Your own physical health could be at stake.WHY YOU SHOULD FORGIVE YOURSELFTotally forgiving yourself will help you love people more.People will like you more when you have forgiven yourself.Your own physical and spiritual health could be at stake. •False Guilt • •False guilt is a sense of shame in our hearts that God did not put there. •Real Guilt • •You must learn to identify and dignify what is from God (true guilt). •You must learn to detect and reject what is not from God • • • •Heavenly Father, •I come to you this morning, broken, bruised, and with all my baggage. I confess to you I have make bad decisions in my life… • •I believe you can help me, heal me, and forgive me. I am trusting in you for salvation today. I repent of all my sins, and accept your gift of salvation, a new beginning, and a new life. Amen. •
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
If I could wave a magic wand and people would forgive themselves, that would be great. Why? A lot of people are unable to move forward in life because they are chained to their previous mistakes. They drag their past failures, mistakes, boo-boos, colossal blunders, gaffes, errors in judgement, or whatever you want to call them, around like Marley’s chain. You remember the character the story of Ebinesar Scrounges who was forced to haul his log chain. Do you recall the haunting words, “I wear the chains I forged in life,” lamented the ghost of Jacob Marley in Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol?"
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
1 1 JOHN 4:184:18. There is no fear in love. ButHowever, perfectRepeated Word love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfectRepeated Word in love. There is no fear in love. God is love. If God lives in you, they perfect love or God, drives out fear.
There is no fear in love. God is love. If God lives in you, they perfect love or God, drives out fear.
There is no fear in love. God is love. If God lives in you, they perfect love or God, drives out fear.

4 REASONS TO FORGIVE YOURSELF

Makes God Happy
Makes Satan Mad
Gives you Inner Peace
Freedom from False Guilt
WHY YOU SHOULD FORGIVE YOURSELF To be useful to God your usefulness will be impaired as long as you are crippled internally by guilt from your past.
RT Kendall.
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host.
When the anointing lifts, I might as well try to fly to the moon.
Many of the people I meet feel they to are destined to drag the chain of their past with them. Their lives are filled with pain and sorrow. Instead of enjoying life you are always focused on what happened before. It would be like driving down I 75 staring into the rearview mirror. Rearview mirror is a helpful tool to have in your car because it helps you see what is behind you but if you're going to drive effectively you have to learn look through the windshield far more than you look in the review mirror. I have met many people in my ministry who have what I call rearview mirror syndrome. They can't seem to get past their past.
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost.
RT Kendall.
Instead of loving life, they fear it. Their lives are filled with fear and dread. However, as Christians, we should not fear our past. Our past has no power over us. Listen to
1 John 4:18 NIV84
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.

YOU SHOULD FORGIVE YOURSELF

Look at that text in your bulletin and circle the words perfect love drives out fear. Perfect, mature, whole, complete love, drives out, cast out, throws out fear. What is perfect, mature, whole complete love, is it not God himself? God is love. Love and fear cannot co-exit. When God forgives you, and God, through the Holy Spirit enters you, perfect love enters you. Therefore, fear must leave. Fear of your future, fear of your present, and yes, fear of your past.
Totally forgiving yourself will help you love people more.
People will like you more when you have forgiven yourself.
Your own physical health could be at stake.
False Guilt
NASB95
False guilt is a sense of shame in our hearts that God did not put there. Real Guilt
NASB95
You must learn to identify and dignify what is from God (true guilt). You must learn to detect and reject what is not from God
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love.
Heavenly Father, I come to you this morning, broken, bruised, and with all my baggage. I confess to you I have make bad decisions in my life…
I believe you can help me, heal me, and forgive me. I am trusting in you for salvation today. I repent of all my sins, and accept your gift of salvation, a new beginning, and a new life. Amen.
Look at that text in your bulletin and circle the words perfect love drives out fear. Perfect, mature, whole, complete love, drives out, cast out, throws out fear. What is perfect, mature, whole complete love, is it not God himself? God is love. Love and fear cannot co-exit. When God forgives you, and God, through the Holy Spirit enters you, perfect love enters you. Therefore, fear must leave. Fear of your future, fear of your present, and yes, fear of your past.
I will forgive myself for ________________________________________!
GOD LET IT GO, YOU CAN LET IT GO
Micah 7:19 NASB95
He will again have compassion on us; He will tread our iniquities under foot. Yes, You will cast all their sins Into the depths of the sea.

4 REASONS TO FORGIVE YOURSELF

Let me give you 4 reasons this morning to 4-Give Yourself. Four reasons that can set you free from you past.
Would you like to hear four reasons you can let go of your past and move with confidence into the future?

The first reason to forgive yourself is it Makes God Happy

I know you are thinking, really. Forgiving myself will make God happy, prove it.
O.K. I will.
John 3:16 The Living Bible
For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son so that anyone who believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
God loved you so much that he sent his son into this world to die on a cross so you can be saved. Most of us here would agree with that statement, but how does that happen? How are we saved? What takes place?
Acts 2:38 AMP
And Peter answered them, Repent (change your views and purpose to accept the will of God in your inner selves instead of rejecting it) and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of and release from your sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Forgiveness what does it mean to be forgiven.

ἄφεσις, which often has the legal sense of “release” from office, marriage, obligation etc., as also from debt or punishment

Makes Satan Mad

Gives you Inner Peace

Freedom from False Guilt

False Guilt
False guilt is a sense of shame in our hearts that God did not put there. Real Guilt

WHY YOU SHOULD FORGIVE YOURSELF

To be useful to God your usefulness will be impaired as long as you are crippled internally by guilt from your past.
RT Kendall.
YOU SHOULD FORGIVE YOURSELF
RT Kendall.
YOU SHOULD FORGIVE YOURSELF
Totally forgiving yourself will help you love people more.
People will like you more when you have forgiven yourself.
Your own physical health could be at stake.
You must learn to identify and dignify what is from God (true guilt). You must learn to detect and reject what is not from God
False guilt is a sense of shame in our hearts that God did not put there. Real Guilt
You must learn to identify and dignify what is from God (true guilt). You must learn to detect and reject what is not from God
Heavenly Father, I come to you this morning, broken, bruised, and with all my baggage. I confess to you I have make bad decisions in my life…
I believe you can help me, heal me, and forgive me. I am trusting in you for salvation today. I repent of all my sins, and accept your gift of salvation, a new beginning, and a new life. Amen.
I will forgive myself for ________________________________________!
GOD LET IT GO, YOU CAN LET IT GO
Micah 7:19 NIV
You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea.
NASB95
He will again have compassion on us; He will tread our iniquities under foot. Yes, You will cast all their sins Into the depths of the sea.
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