"Play nice," we tell our children when they spend time with others. We know it's inevitable: someone will get hurt. Fast forward a few decades and we find nothing much has changed. As long as we work with people, we can get hurt; but we can determine whether we will react or respond to the offender.
Table of Contents
SCRIPTURE: Mark 6:1–5; Luke 9:57–62; 14:1–13; 18:35–42; 1 Corinthians 13:4–7; Ephesians 4:29–32
• Identify the Current Issue
• Discover the Eternal Principles
—Teaching point one: Loving others means we might get hurt.
—Teaching point two: Loving others means forgiving them.
—Teaching point three: Move toward those who hurt you.
• Apply Your Findings
• Recommended Resources
ARTICLE FROM CHRISTIANITY TODAY
• "Loving Those We Lead" by Sherryl Stone
(GiftedforLeadership.com, June 1, 2007)
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