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Mark D. Roberts
September 2010 Archives

Yesterday I set up the question: How do we apply the teaching of Jesus about confronting someone who sins against us . . . in the digital age? Since it can be much easier and safer to communicate with someone […]

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Jesus says that if someone sins against you, you’re to go to the person when you can be alone and point out that person’s fault. This seems clear enough, even if we’re not all that happy about it. But how […]

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So far in this series we’ve focused on the main question: What should you do if somebody sins against you? The answer, in a nutshell: Go to that person. Even though you’re the wronged party, you should initiate reconciliation, according […]

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So far our investigation of Matthew 18 has turned up the following guidance for what to do if someone sins against you: Step 1: Go and privately point out the fault to the wrongdoer.If Step 1 is successful, you have […]

READ Psalm 2:1-12   Submit to God’s royal son, or he will become angry,     and you will be destroyed in the midst of all your activities–for his anger flares up in an instant.     But what joy for all who take refuge in […]

Yesterday I began to examine step four of Jesus’ guidance for what to do if someone sins against you. In case you’re new to this blog series, let me review what we’ve seen so far, based on a close reading […]

So far in this series we’ve seen that Jesus’ guidance for what to do if someone sins against you includes three steps: Step 1: Go and privately point out the fault to the wrongdoer.If Step 1 is successful, you have […]

In my last post I examined step two of Jesus’ guidance for what to do if someone sins against you. Let me review what we’ve seen so far: Step 1: Go and privately point out the fault to the wrongdoer.If […]

Yesterday, I began to consider what we should do when we privately confront someone who sinned against us but that person simply won’t listen. Though we might want to let things drop at this point, Jesus says we’re not done. […]

So far in this series I’ve examined the beginning of Jesus’ instructions on what to do if someone sins against you. Step one, you may recall, was to go to the person and tell him or her the fault in […]

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