Summary: The Big Idea: THE SECOND STEP IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION REQUIRES ME TO WORK ON MYSELF!
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The Heart of Conflict…ME!
Put on MY work shoes… I DESIRE! > I DEMAND! > I JUDGE! > I PUNISH!
I can either trust God and seek my fulfillment in Him, or I can keep fighting
to achieve my desire, dwelling on my disappointment and allowing my
desire and disappointment to control my life!
I “want” turns into I “need!” “I wish I could have this” turns into “I must
When I judge others and condemn them in my heart for not meeting my
desires, I am imitating Satan, not Christ! I need to get the log out of my
I will find ways to punish people so they will give in to my desires!
2:18-25, Matthew 7:12).
Stop bad behaviors (Ephesians 4:17-32).