Presentation on theme: "Living a Life of No Regrets. Psalm 51:1-4 51 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies."— Presentation transcript:
Psalm 51:1-4 51 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.
3 For I acknowledge my transgressions: and my sin is ever before me. 4 Against thee, thee only, have I sinned, and done this evil in thy sight: that thou mightest be justified when thou speakest, and be clear when thou judgest.
Regret: “Sorrow or remorse, especially over one’s acts or omissions… sorrow over a person or thing gone, lost, etc.” -Webster
5 most common regrets of the dying 1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.
Common regrets 1. Speaking something unkindly to someone. Eph.4:32 2. Not telling someone how much they Mean to you…until it is too late. James 4:13,14 3. Not acting right before someone. Gal.6:1;I Pet.2:21 4. Being with the wrong crowd. I Cor. 15:33 5. Taking the name of the Lord in vain Ex.20:7
6. Showing hatred to someone.IJno.3:15,16 7. Gossiping about others.I Tim.5:13 8. Taking something that belonged to someone else. Mtt.19:18 9. Not paying others what you owe them. Rom.13:8 10.Not being a good example to Family,friends, and fellow employees. Mt.5:16
Most of us already have regrets 1. Like Peter, we regret when we have denied the Lord. Matt. 26:69-75
2.. Like Paul, we regret rejecting the Lord. And hurting the cause of Christ. Acts 26:9 I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.
3. Like David, we regret engaging In sin. Psalms 51:1-4 It may not have been adultery, but The sin that doth so easily beset us. Heb. 12:1,2
Yet, we can start living a life of No Regrets 1. Being faithful to the Lord. Rev. 14:13 I Cor. 15:58 Heb. 11:6
2.Being good to our family. Your wife/husband can count on you. Eph. 5:25; Eph. 5:23 Your children, grandchildren know you are there for them. Eph. 6:4 You will never regret that!
3. Being a member of the Lord’s church and really loving the family of God. Acts 2:47 Eph. 4:4-6 I Tim. 3:15 When we are saved in Heaven, We’ll be together forevermore
I’ll never regret being there The Sat. it snowed! 3-2-13
Thanks for taking the picture Jackie Gooch Those not on the picture: Leah Taylor, Addie Mae and Noah We had a great time together at The Pizza Hut later!
4. Examining yourself and making corrections in your own life. 2 Cor. 13:5 James 5:16 I John 1:9
Sometimes not easy, but you’ll never regret correcting it.
Lord what must I do? 1. Hear the word of God. Rom. 10:17 2. Believe the gospel. John 8:24 3. Repent. Acts 17:30,31 4. Confess. Matt. 10:32,33 5. Be baptized. Acts 22:16
Erring Christian: Acknowledge your sins. I John 1:9 James 5:16 Pray and ask others to pray for you. Acts 8:24.