This week Pastor Charlie begin his sermon by saying: “No matter what the start of your life, you can finish strong.” Even when we have made mistakes, lived for our flesh, turned against God, or pretty much felt like we “ruined our chances” with God, He still loves us and wants us to finish strong as Christians, to turn things around and let Him be our guide, not to be ruled by the world or held prisoner by our past.
From the moment we confess our sins and ask for God’s forgiveness, we are forgiven.
But there’s more to being a Christian than making mistakes and asking for forgiveness. There’s a deeper spiritual level of living out there – one that requires us to dig into His word and learn more about how to live like Jesus. One that releases the shame and guilt we feel about our mistakes. One that prepares us to show others the way and love whole-heartedly. It’s the life that God desires for all of us – a life of love, with our hearts on fire for Jesus. Read More