- David Brooks
Is There Hope When I Mess Up?
John 4:5-19, 25-26, 39
1. JESUS KNOWS ABOUT YOUR MESS-UPS’
Jesus was not caught by surprise when the woman at the well told Him about her situation. He already knew. He already knows about your failures also!
2. JESUS LOVES YOU IN SPITE OF YOUR MESS-UPS’
This women had so many strikes against her, but with God you're never out.
3. JESUS OFFERS FORGIVENESS FOR YOUR MESS-UPS’
(1) Admit it!
Proverbs 28: He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy. (2) Quit it! (3) Forget it!
Isaiah 1:18 ..though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.
Psalm 103: As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.
Micah 7: He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.
Isaiah 38:17 ..but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back. Isaiah 43:25 I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.