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When engaging in life together, sometimes, relationships take a wrong turn. Friendships are wounded. When this happens, we easily slip into our old ways and revenge feels natural and acceptable. Jesus shows us another way, the way of relentless grace.

Primary passage:
1 Thessalonians 5:15

Other Bible references:
Hebrews 12
Matthew 5:43
Matthew 5:44-45
1 Thessalonians 1
Ephesians 4:39
Matthew 18

Martin mentioned the book Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Martin also quoted Bertrand Russell.

MARRIAGE: Friendship

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS (Download PDF) IDENTIFYING HOW YOUR FAMILY SHAPED YOU… Describe each family member with three adjectives and their relationship to you. Describe your parent’s relationship. How was conflict handled in your family? Anger? Tensions? How were gender roles and authority worked out in your family? How well did your family do in talking about…