Lesson 6: A Reconciling Community
Outcome: Understand the importance of loving your enemy as central to following Jesus. Accept that Jesus' lordship in your life requires you to be reconciled to God and others. Seek to set right that which is broken in your human relationships.
Eat this Text: Matthew 18: 15-20
Stanley Hauerwas: "Learning to Love the Enemy"
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Why does the scripture urge us to confront sins in the community?
What does Hauerwas mean when he says that "God is our enemy"?
Why does Hauerwas assert that "it is a sin to think that we are capable of naming our own sins"? Who can you invite to name your sins?
Is there anyone you need to be reconciled with? If so, what next steps will you take?
Eat this Text: Matthew 18:21-35
Is there unforgiveness in your heart? Ask God to give you the strength to forgive and seek reconciliation. Tell your mentor about your next step toward forgiveness and reconciliation.
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