I Don 't Believe That Someone Else Has Something Against You?

832 Words Jul 31st, 2015 4 Pages
1. Do you have reason to believe that someone else has something against you? If so, why?
I don’t have reason to believe that someone has something against me, at least not that I am aware of.
2. How has the other person sinned in this situation?
If someone has something against me and they have not told me they will be sinning by disobeying Jesus’ words in Matthew 18:15, which say: “If your brother sins against you, go and show him his fault, just between the two of you”
3. Would it be better to overlook the offense against you, or to go and talk with the other person about it? What would be the probable benefits and drawbacks of each course of action?
It would be better to go and talk with the other person about it, the benefits of this option would be that you are obeying the biblical principles, the possible drawback would be the culture and traditions of the other person, some cultures are accustomed to dealing with problems with intermediaries. Another possible drawback is if the person is shy or may lose face by this approach.
Another scenario where this would not be a good idea is in the case of abuse, because the abused will likely try to intimidate the abused.
4. Is the other person’s sin too serious to overlook? More specifically:
I could not think of a specific offense against me that I am aware of it, but every sin is too serious to overlook, Romans 12:18 say: If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.
a. Is it dishonoring God? If so,…

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