Passing Over Offense
Preacher: Mark Palmer | Series: The Road Less Traveled |
– YOUR LIFE IS TOO SHORT AND YOUR CALLING IS TOO GREAT TO LIVE OFFENDED.
A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense. Proverbs 19:11
“Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.” – René Descartes
WITH GOD’S HELP, I’M GETTING OVER THIS
– I’M GETTING OVER BEING EASILY OFFENDED.
Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love. Ephesians 4:2 NLT
– I’M GETTING OVER THE BIG OFFENSES.
Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. Colossians 3:13 NLT
Talk It Over
On a scale of 1-10, how easily are you offended? What’s something minor that offends you?
Read Colossians 3:13. What are some of your most typical barriers to forgiving others?
Who is someone you need to forgive? How will you do it?