Flourishing Relationships – With Others

 
 Relationship-With-Self
 

Summary

Our relationships require repair because sin has fractured them. Jesus wants to bring repair to our relationships through His own blood. We must look to Him as the source and power of peace, forgiveness, reconciliation and restitution toward others. With His power, we can accomplish these things together and experience the most flourishing relationships on the planet.

Text

2 Corinthians 5:17–21

[17] Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. [18] All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation; [19] that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation. [20] Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. [21] For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. (ESV)