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Don't Make a Case Out of Your Case!
The case AGAINST Christian Lawsuits

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  1. 1. I CORINTHIANS 6:1-8 “ DON’T MAKE A CASE OUT OF IT!”
  2. 2. <ul><li>I CORINTHIANS 6:1-8 </li></ul><ul><li>The Potential For Lawsuits </li></ul><ul><li>Honest misunderstandings </li></ul><ul><li>Innocent offenses </li></ul><ul><li>Deliberate wrongs </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>I CORINTHIANS 6:1-8 </li></ul><ul><li>The Problems with Lawsuits </li></ul><ul><li>Betrays arrogant audacity, 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Betrays ignorance, 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Seeking help from the wrong people, 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Shameful, 5 </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>I CORINTHIANS 6:1-8 </li></ul><ul><li>The Problems with Lawsuits </li></ul><ul><li>Airing your dirty laundry before unbelievers, 6. </li></ul><ul><li>Filed against your brother!, 6 </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>I CORINTHIANS 6:1-8 </li></ul><ul><li>The Preferences to Lawsuits </li></ul><ul><li>Brothers should not hurt one another to begin with, 6, 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Brothers should forgive instead of “filing,” 7. </li></ul><ul><li>Wise, Godly men in the church should mediate, when necessary, 5 </li></ul>
  6. 6. I CORINTHIANS 6:1-8 APPLICATIONS… Whenever possible, church “issues” should be resolved “in house.” Wise, mature believers make better “judges,” than unbelievers. We should seek to grow to that level of maturity!
  7. 7. I CORINTHIANS 6:1-8 APPLICATIONS… Whenever possible, FORGIVE! We must not trivialize that which God says is important! <ul><li>God, Himself </li></ul><ul><li>The Rapture of the Church </li></ul><ul><li>The Church, itself! </li></ul>
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