GRACE:Practicing a    JustForgiveness
TheButton Weed    Story
See to it that no one misses the grace of         GodAnd that no bitter root  grows up to cause  trouble and defile       ...
“Get rid of all bitterness,  rage and anger, brawling   and slander along withevery form of malice.       Be kind and comp...
Why forgiveness?
Why forgiveness?  1) Life is messy.  Romans 3:23-24
Why forgiveness?2) I am Christian     because of    forgiveness.Colossians 3:13
Why forgiveness?   3) I am  commanded   to forgive.Colossians 3:13
Why forgiveness? 4) God invented it.
Why forgiveness?5) Jesus Christ    modeled it.  Luke 23:34
Why I don’t want    to forgive.1) Life is messy.2) Don’t let them off the   hook.3) They hurt me.4) It makes me a doormat....
What is Just  forgiveness all      about?1) Joseph & his     brothers.Genesis 45:4-7
What is Just forgiveness all     about?2) The caught woman & the    accusers. John 8:1-11
What is Just forgiveness all     about?3) The waiting   father & his      sons.Luke 15:11-31
What is Justforgiveness all    about?     4) Parable of           Pay it         forward.       Matthew       18:23-35
Forgive those who wrong you, but do not tolerate   their wrong doing.
How do you   practiceforgiveness?
What if youforgave ________?
What if yourgardenhad noweeds?
See to it that no one misses the grace of         GodAnd that no bitter root  grows up to cause  trouble and defile       ...
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Grace 16 jan11

  1. 1. GRACE:Practicing a JustForgiveness
  2. 2. TheButton Weed Story
  3. 3. See to it that no one misses the grace of GodAnd that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many. (Hebrew 12:15)
  4. 4. “Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander along withevery form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” (Ephesians 4:31-32)
  5. 5. Why forgiveness?
  6. 6. Why forgiveness? 1) Life is messy. Romans 3:23-24
  7. 7. Why forgiveness?2) I am Christian because of forgiveness.Colossians 3:13
  8. 8. Why forgiveness? 3) I am commanded to forgive.Colossians 3:13
  9. 9. Why forgiveness? 4) God invented it.
  10. 10. Why forgiveness?5) Jesus Christ modeled it. Luke 23:34
  11. 11. Why I don’t want to forgive.1) Life is messy.2) Don’t let them off the hook.3) They hurt me.4) It makes me a doormat.5) They think they can do it again.
  12. 12. What is Just forgiveness all about?1) Joseph & his brothers.Genesis 45:4-7
  13. 13. What is Just forgiveness all about?2) The caught woman & the accusers. John 8:1-11
  14. 14. What is Just forgiveness all about?3) The waiting father & his sons.Luke 15:11-31
  15. 15. What is Justforgiveness all about? 4) Parable of Pay it forward. Matthew 18:23-35
  16. 16. Forgive those who wrong you, but do not tolerate their wrong doing.
  17. 17. How do you practiceforgiveness?
  18. 18. What if youforgave ________?
  19. 19. What if yourgardenhad noweeds?
  20. 20. See to it that no one misses the grace of GodAnd that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many. (Hebrew 12:15)
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