Ice Breaker

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Purpose:

The purpose of this lesson is to remind ourselves about the importance of forgiveness.

Main Scripture

“Then Peter came to him and asked, “Lord, how often should I forgive someone who sins against me? Seven times?” “No, not seven times,” Jesus replied, “but seventy times seven!”

‭‭Matthew‬ ‭18:21-22‬ ‭NLT‬‬

Discussion 

Jesus said that offense will come. We have to be ready when it does. The enemy wants nothing more than to keep us bound in unforgiveness. Choose to forgive today

The Unoffendable pre-determine their actions- Jesus taught us to pre-determine our reactions. 

Q1. Re-read Matthew 5:11-12. Discuss a time when you had to exercise this level of forgiveness. 

Q2. Why is it important to pre-determine your actions before someone offends you. 

The unoffendable always forgive and bless their offenders.

Q3. In what way can we practically bless our offenders. 

Q4. Discuss ways that we are like God when we bless  those that hurt us. 

 

The Unoffendable don’t continue to talk about the offense.

Q5. The enemy wants us to continue to rehearse the offense. How can we combat this temptation?

Q6. If it’s possible, is reconciliation important? 

Q7. Why is offense detrimental to the church? 

The Unoffendable guard their hearts from Offense. 

Q7. Discuss practical ways to guard your heart. 

Q8. How does a revelation of the love of God help to guard against offense? 

 

Declaration:

I declare that I am Unoffendable! I have the power of God and a revelation of His love operating in me. I bless those who have hurt me. I choose to let all offense go in Jesus Name! Amen. 

Application:

If you need to forgive someone, be intentional about that this week. Pray for the people who have hurt you. 


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