Kitchen Table Theology

105 Forgiveness

May 15, 2022 Pastor Jeff Cranston Episode 105
Kitchen Table Theology
105 Forgiveness
Show Notes

Pastor Jeff Cranston and Jen Denton discuss the concept of instant Salvation. Christ's death on the cross was a complete and total atonement for our sins, which resulted in forgiveness being applied to us as a result. They also  talk about the fact that there are no conditions necessary to receive forgiveness, which includes being baptized in water. Finally, they encourage listeners to constantly remember God's amazing work in their lives and to live for Him completely.

[00:10 - 04:11] Opening Segment

  • Being redeemed, reconciled to God, and forgiven
  • The importance of forgiveness

[07:02 - 17:56] Forgiveness and Salvation

  • Salvation comes as a free gift from God, and it is not based on anything we do or don't do
  • Salvation for non-believers
    • Separated from God spiritually
    • The spiritually dead person cannot please God and has no capacity to know God
  • The issue of non-Christians who have stepped across God's standards

[17:56 - 21:53] Closing Segment

  • What to expect in the next episode
  • Final words from Pastor Jeff and Jen


"Among the many things that instantaneously occur, we are redeemed. We are reconciled to God through Christ and the shocking reality of propitiation is applied to us." - Pastor Jeff Cranston

"Before we received forgiveness in Christ, we were dead to God by existing in a state of violating his standards. That's where we live." - Pastor Jeff Cranston

Bible Verses and Other Sources Mentioned:

  • Colossians 2:13

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