Contributed by David Owens on Jul 5, 2016
This sermon relies heavily on Charles Swindoll's Paul: A Man of Grace and Grit, Word Publishing, 2002, Chapters 12. The sermon covers the part of Acts 15 when Paul and Barnabas parted company. From their situation, we draw lessons about handling conflict.
A. The story is told of a little boy who got into an argument with some boys twice his size.
1. He drew a line in the dirt and dared the bigger boys to cross the line.
2. The bigger boys accepted the challenge and crossed the line.
3. Immediately, the little boy smiled and