May 22, 2022

How to be a Forgiving Church, Part 5

Speaker: Brandon Phillips Series: How to Be A Forgiving Church Category: Forgiveness Scripture: Philemon 1:8–25

Sermon Outline

How to be a Forgiving Church, Part V

We Must Be a Church Measured by Genuine Forgiveness and reconciliation (Philemon 1:8-20)

Paul models five instructions for achieving genuine forgiveness and reconciliation with your brethren. You must:

  • Lovingly Appealto Your Brother (Philemon 1:8-9) [Review]
  • Humbly ApproachYour Brother (Philemon 1:10-11) [Review]
  • Justly Agree with Your Brother (Philemon 1:12-14) [Review]
  • Righteously Ask Your Brother (Philemon 1:15-16)
  • Selflessly AccommodateYour Brother (Philemon 1:17-20) 

We Must Be a Church Motivated by Confident Obedience (Philemon 1:21-25)

Paul models two practical ways to display true forgiveness and reconciliation. You must:

  • Place Your Confidencein the Works of Faith (Philemon 1:21-22)
  • Personify Forgiveness and Reconciliationwith the Brethren (Philemon 1:23-25)

Sunday Service Songs

  • Come Thou Almighty King
  • O Lord, My Rock And My Redeemer
  • Grace Greater Than Our Sin
  • Speak O Lord
  • To God Be The Glory

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