what can wash away our sins?
The power of forgiveness is remarkable. When we think of the grace we have received from God through his forgiving of our sins, we are left speechless.
Ephesians 1:7 says, "He is so rich in kindness and grace that he purchased our freedom with the blood of his Son and forgave our sins."
Gone are the excuses, the pretense, the masks. We can do nothing to wash away the ugliness of our sins, or even earn our cleansing. But we come in humility to Calvary and we find freedom! We discover that his forgiveness has the power to transform. This Sunday we will look at Psalm 51 where confession is taught and God's forgiveness is celebrated.
The following quote is from musician Rich Mullins, who wrote 'Our God is an Awesome God'.
"I think I would rather live on the verge of falling and let my security be in the all-sufficiency of the grace of God than to live in some pietistic illusion of moral excellence. Not that I don't want to be morally excellent but my faith isn't in the idea that I'm more moral than anybody else. My faith is in the idea that God and His love are greater than whatever sins any of us commit."
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Pastor Ward Parkinson
Worship Service at 10:50am (10:30am during summer)
Adult & Kids Sunday School at 9:45am (pauses during summer)
REMC Office Hours
Tuesday to Friday: 9am-12pm; 1pm-5pm
*subject to change, call to confirm.
Mailing address: Box 153, Rosenort, MB, R0G 1W0
509 River Rd. S.
"I have loved you with an everlasting love." Jeremiah 31:3