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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert D Jones
|ISBN:||9781433530135 1433530139 9781433530166 1433530163 9781433530142 1433530147 9781433530159 1433530155|
|Description:||208 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Finding hope in the God of peace --
A God's-eye view of conflict --
Keeping God central: pleasing him amid conflict --
Getting to the heart of our conflicts --
Owning our sins before God our savior --
Apologizing that makes a difference: confessing our sins to those we have offended --
Cultivating grace attitudes: putting on the clothing of Christ --
To forgive or not forgive: forgiving on two levels --
Battling bitterness --
with the Gospel --
Redeeming the art of rebuke and granting forgiveness: when and how to confront and forgive --
Reconciliation in action: serving the other person --
When nothing works: loving enemies and those who act like them.
|Responsibility:||Robert D. Jones.|
"You have conflict in your life-we all do. You encounter it in your home, your workplace, your school, or even your church. All around us tensions exist and disputes persist. Offered here is a step-by-step process for pursuing peace in all your relationships and a tool you can use to help others. This guide is: Biblical - relies on the absolute authority, sufficiency, and life-giving power of God's Spirit-breathed Word; Christ centered depends on the forgiving and empowering grace of Jesus; Practical - provides concrete action steps, case examples, discussion questions, and suggested language to handle specific situations; Proven - offers tried-and-true methods from a pastor, professor, counselor, and certified Christian conciliator who has led couples, churches, and Christian schools to make peace for over twenty-five years. Packed with wisdom and practical techniques, this manageable book on reconciliation will send you on your way to pursuing peace while helping others to do the same."--Back cover.
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