115: How to Move From Forgiveness to Reconciliation
All of us know the pain of having a broken relationship. Most of us live with this pain thinking there is no way to restore what’s been lost. In this episode we discuss the difference between forgiveness and reconciliation and how to restore relationships that seem too far gone to repair.
What could be more important than restoring a broken relationship? But what happens when one or both parties involved in the conflict is unwilling to forgive or when trust is just too broken?
There is hope, and if the gospel is truly Good News, then we have a path toward reconciliation laid out and modeled by God himself.
In This Episode You’ll Learn:
- The difference between forgiveness and reconciliation
- Why forgiveness is a personal choice
- How one person can forgive but it takes two to reconcile
- How to play the role of “pursuer” in a broken relationship
- What happens when the other person will not forgive and move on
Jesus secured for us what we never could earn for ourselves: the forgiveness of sin and the restoration/reconciliation of our relationship with his Father.
Both forgiveness and reconciliation! We can do the same in our relationships.
This episode will give you hope and a way forward with someone important in your life. Be sure to get the Big 3 download for this week!
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Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
Free Download of the Big 3 For Episode #115
Caesar Kalinowski’s Website and Blog with Loads of Resources
Missio Publishing – More Missional Books and Resources