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God’s Blueprint for FORGIVENESS…

The third in a series ( Blueprint for a Perfect Relationship and God’s Blueprint for Relationships: Love) Remember that apology your Mom forced you and your siblings to give each other after yet another childhood fight…one that was grudging given and half-heartedly accepted? On a good day you would go back to playing together. On a bad…… Continue reading God’s Blueprint for FORGIVENESS…

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Stop…go and be reconciled…

Resolving conflict and bringing peace into our relationships has been my theme this year. For this post we will turn to the subject of reconciliation, as we look again at Jesus’ teaching in the Sermon on the Mount. So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something…… Continue reading Stop…go and be reconciled…

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Conflict in the express lane…

In January I chose peace as my word of the year. I have come to realize that peace isn’t just the absence of conflict but more importantly, a result of handling conflict or at least the potential of conflict correctly.  Pursue the things which make for peace and the building up of one another Romans 14:19 NASB Recently, I…… Continue reading Conflict in the express lane…

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Overlook…not Confront!

When I have a conflict with someone, do I always need to confront them? No you don’t…in fact we should not confront people for every offense, every time we feel someone has wronged us but instead be a peacemaker who is be willing to over look the offense and offer grace and forgiveness. Sensible people control their…… Continue reading Overlook…not Confront!