Luke 2:14, Isaiah 9:6
- The causes of interpersonal conflict:
- Jesus Christ offers peace with God.
- I must become a peacemaker.
- Initiative to Reconcile
- Complete Humility
- Irrational Forgiveness
- What level of peace do you believe exists in the world today? How different is that from 10 years ago? 50 years ago? Is it that much different? Why?
- Would you say our community is peaceful? Why or why not?
- If you have chosen to follow Jesus, how has the level of peace in your life changed (at work, in relationships, internally)?
- Is there someone you need to forgive this week? Is there someone from whom you need to ask forgiveness? What is keeping you from doing either one of these?
- I will forgive ________ this week with no strings attached.