2 Cor 5.18-20: God… reconciled us to himself through Christ and…he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.
2. Scripture / map
3. Personal guide – Jesus
5. Travel light
6. Goal – Christ Himself
7. Walking in love
8. When we’re not walking in love…
Practice the Principles – T.A.P.
1. Talk to God first
2. Always take the initiative
Mt 5.23-25: …if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to your brother; then come and offer your gift. Settle matters quickly with your adversary…
A. Own what is mine
B. Humbly bring that to the other party – first!!
C. Keep short accounts…(Settle matters quickly …)
3. Persevere (Keep at it…)
Col 3.13: Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
2 Cor 2.10-11: If you forgive anyone, I also forgive him…in order that Satan might not outwit us. For we are not unaware of his schemes.