Reflection Week 3 - Right to be Offended
Passage: Proverbs 19:11, Ephesians 4:2
RIGHT TO BE OFFENDED
A man's wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense. Proverbs 19:11
For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you. Romans 12:3
BECAUSE OF THE GRACE OF CHRIST
1) I WILL THINK THE ___Best of Others____.
Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other's faults because of your love. Ephesians 4:2 NLT
2) I WILL NOT ___Label Others______.
Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. 37 "Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. Luke 6:36-37
3) I’LL FORGIVE AS I’VE ___Been Forgiven____.
Make allowance for each other's faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. Colossians 3:13 NLT
For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Matthew 6:14-15
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:32