The Third Concern in a Conflict – Galatians 6:1

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Sermon Notes

Questions for Discussion & Application

  1. How can you discern the difference between when it is okay to overlook an offense and when it is not?
  2. Is it difficult for you to talk to the person who has hurt or offended you? Is it easy?  Why?   
  3. “To gently restore is NOT throwing stones to condemn but throwing a life preserver to rescue.” What are your thoughts about this statement? 
  4. In Matthew 18:15-17 we learn an important principle for confronting sin: we should keep things as private as possible for as long as possible. Why is this principle so important? 
  5. What promises are we making when we forgive someone? Which of these promises is most difficult for you to live out?
  6. Why is it important to understand how God has forgiven us in order to truly forgive others?
  7. Do I need to gently engage someone? Do I need to forgive someone?