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Understanding Reconciliation

Lesson Thirteen Understanding Reconciliation

Understanding Reconciliation

Understanding Great Doctrines of the Bible

Lesson Thirteen Understanding Reconciliation

II Corinthians 5:17-21

1. The Explanation of Reconciliation

  •  Reconcile:

Strong’s: ___________________________________________________________________

Thayer’s: ___________________________________________________________________

  •  Complete and clear definition__________________________________________________________________


2. The Composition of Reconciliation

There are two aspects of reconciliation:

A. _____________________________________________________________________________________

A. Between two Christians

• Matthew 5:23-24

B. Between husband and wife

• I Corinthians 7:10-11

B.  _____________________________________________________________________________________

I. Who needs to be reconciled?


  • The ____________________________________________________________________________________ .
  •  The ____________________________________________________________________________________ .

a. The answer is found by going back to the Garden of Eden.

b. It is never said in Scripture that God needs to be reconciled to man.

II. Why do we need to be reconciled?

# Colossians 1:21

Our wicked works have alienated us (to shut out from ones fellowship and intimacy) from God.

III. Who does the reconciling?

Remember the definition of reconciliation.

# Who is responsible to remove the problem?

• Religion places the responsibility on .

• What does scripture say?

• Colossians 1:21

• II Corinthians 5:18-19

IV. How did God reconcile sinful man?

a. ______________________________________________________________________________

a. Romans 5:10

b. _______________________________________________________________________________

b. Colossians 1:20-22

c. II Corinthians 5:18,19, 21

3The Responsibility of Those Who Have Been Reconciled

1. God has _____________________________________________ (v. 18) …hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation

2.  _______________________________________________ (v. 19) …hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation.

3. God has ____________________________________________________ (v. 20) Now then we are ambassadors for Christ…

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