Peace Part 11 “Two Sides of Forgiveness”

This Weeks Sermon Notes;

Two Sides of Forgiveness

Principle #1 of Confronting Conflict

            _________________   _____________

Principle #2 of Confronting Conflict

            Get the ____________ out of your own ___________.

Principle #3 of Confronting Conflict

            Go and ___________ your brother his ______________.

Principle #4 of Confronting Conflict

            Go and be __________________________.

God’s forgiving _______________ makes forgiveness __________________ for His followers.

Statistics from “Love & Forgiveness in America” survey

_______% said they needed _________ forgiveness in their lives.

Over _______% said some people should never be forgiven.

Over ________% said forgiveness is conditional.

Forgiveness is obviously ________________________.

Big Idea:  If you hurt me, I have a responsibility to be your _____________…I don’t always have a responsibility to be your _____________.

1.  ____________________ forgiveness.

            I am to forgive regardless of _______________,           ________________ or changed __________________.

Mark 11:25

25 And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.”

 Acts 7:60

60 Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” When he had said this, he fell asleep.

Luke 23:34

34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.”[a] And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.


Promise #1:  I will not _______________ on this incident.

Positional forgiveness is ______________ between you and God.

–          This ________________ Jesus best.

–          Forgiveness _______________ me from bitterness.

2.  ______________________ forgiveness..

            This forgiveness is __________________ on the repentance   of the offender.

Promise #2:  I will not bring up this incident again and use it                ________________ you.

Promise #3:  I will not _________ to others about this incident.

Promise #4:  I will not allow this incident to ______________ our                personal relationship.

            This type of forgiveness is often missed because of a     lack of _______________.

A relationship with Jesus involves _________________ forgiveness on His part and _____________________ forgiveness on His part and our part.