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Forgiven Little, Love Little


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Peter Helm shares how we need to see ourselves correctly so that we recognize the magnitude of the grace shown to us in Christ so that we might love much.

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Forgiven Little, Love Little

  1. 1. Forgiven Little, Love Little Luke 7:36-47
  2. 2. The “Sinful” Woman and the Pharisee • 2 very different types of sinners • Understanding our sin
  3. 3. Sin • St. Augustine, “Pride is the beginning of all sin.” • “(God) will bring to light what is hidden in darkness and will expose the motives of men’s hearts.” 1 Corinthians 4:5 • “All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.” Romans 6:23
  4. 4. Forgiveness • The Cross • 1) Forgiveness that results in us beginning a relationship with God
  5. 5. Forgiveness • 2) Forgiveness that helps us grow in our relationship with God • God is LIGHT, sin is DARKNESS
  6. 6. Love • Who loves God more? • Who loves other people more?
  7. 7. Application • 1) Have a right understanding of Christian growth and maturity • “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners – of whom I am the worst.” 1 Timothy 1:15 • 2) Pursue correction
  8. 8. Application • 3) Reflect on your sin • 4) Reflect on Jesus