Summary: Dealing with Problems in Relationships Scripturally
Healthy People Have Problems
Healthy people have ... friends
Friends ... have problems
The test of a true friend is ... what he does when the problems come.
When ... your friend does something wrong
What do you do?
Matt 18:15 A true friend ... goes to his friend & tells him what he’s done wrong
Not as easy as it sounds.
Especially ... when he does it to you
Luke 17:3 Jesus said, When your friend does something wrong ... watch yourself
Galatians 6:1 Paul said, When you see anyone do something wrong ... Watch yourself
Leviticus 19:17 Watch that you don’t ... hate him in your heart
Watch that you don’t despise him
Watch that you don’t write him off
Leviticus 19:18 Watch that you don’t ... seek revenge
Or ... bear a grudge
Maybe you need to go to ______ first.
Matt 18:15 says, A true friend keeps it ... just between the two of them
There are many scriptures that talk about how we’re supposed to deal with problems.
Galatians 6:1 NIV If someone is caught in a sin,
you ... should restore him... gently
Galatians 6:1 KJV In the spirit of ... meekness
But none more powerful than this.
Matthew 18:15 Make it ... just between the two of you
Maybe, just between the two of you and ________ .
Matthew 18:16,17 says, A true friend does ... whatever it takes
If he can’t help ______ , he’ll bring in _____ or ______ others.
If they can’t help,
he doesn’t hesitate to involve ______ ___________ ________.
He only stops, when his friend _