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Sticks and Stones

The Truth about Forgiveness

Week 1 • August 13, 2017 • Ted Bryant

That old children’s rhyme might pretend that sticks and stones are the only things that do any damage, but we know the truth. The hurtful words and actions of others can leave behind some of the deepest wounds we carry. Living with wounds of disappointment, pain and anger can take its toll if we don’t deal with them in a healthy way. Studies show that people who hold onto grudges are more likely to experience depression, PTSD and other serious health conditions. Bitterness can make us physically ill. The antidote? Forgiveness. In this series we are discovering the strength available through Jesus to help us forgive and let go of the wounds that weigh us down.

The God Who Forgives

Week 2 • August 20, 2017 • Dr. Bob Laurent

That old children’s rhyme might pretend that sticks and stones are the only things that do any damage, but we know the truth. The hurtful words and actions of others can leave behind some of the deepest wounds we carry. Living with wounds of disappointment, pain and anger can take its toll if we don’t deal with them in a healthy way. Studies show that people who hold onto grudges are more likely to experience depression, PTSD and other serious health conditions. Bitterness can make us physically ill. The antidote? Forgiveness. In this series we are discovering the strength available through Jesus to help us forgive and let go of the wounds that weigh us down.

The Gift of Letting Go

Week 3 • August 27, 2017 • Dr. Bob Laurent

That old children’s rhyme might pretend that sticks and stones are the only things that do any damage, but we know the truth. The hurtful words and actions of others can leave behind some of the deepest wounds we carry. Living with wounds of disappointment, pain and anger can take its toll if we don’t deal with them in a healthy way. Studies show that people who hold onto grudges are more likely to experience depression, PTSD and other serious health conditions. Bitterness can make us physically ill. The antidote? Forgiveness. In this series we are discovering the strength available through Jesus to help us forgive and let go of the wounds that weigh us down.

The Future After Forgiveness

Week 4 • September 3, 2017 • Mark Beeson

That old children’s rhyme might pretend that sticks and stones are the only things that do any damage, but we know the truth. The hurtful words and actions of others can leave behind some of the deepest wounds we carry. Living with wounds of disappointment, pain and anger can take its toll if we don’t deal with them in a healthy way. Studies show that people who hold onto grudges are more likely to experience depression, PTSD and other serious health conditions. Bitterness can make us physically ill. The antidote? Forgiveness. In this series we are discovering the strength available through Jesus to help us forgive and let go of the wounds that weigh us down.