Matthew 5:21-26; 18:15-20 "You have heard that it was said to those of old, 'You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment'...
When we hurt or wrong someone, we need to take action and seek the offended person's forgiveness. So what about when someone wrongs us? Well, even in those situations God expects us to take an active part in trying to resolve the problem and restore the damaged relationship.
In the past, how have you viewed and handled forgiveness? What do you find more difficult, asking for forgiveness or confronting someone who has wronged you, and why? What was the most helpful thing you learned about forgiveness from our passages in Matthew? Tami
P.S. Since it's summer, I thought I'd give you a glimpse of how I've been spending quite a bit of my time. I absolutely love gardening and being outside in God's creation, so I've posted a few pictures of my gardens on Facebook for you to enjoy.
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