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 __________________.
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.”
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.
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.