Friday, September 16, 2016

The Daily Grace - Tear Down the Conflicts

How do you handle conflicts? How do you deal with your anger or temper? A person who operates out of wrath stirs up conflicts. We should never get into severe conflicts in our church or in our lives. Conflicts are normal, but we should never give in. We must learn how to handle it.

Trouble begins when people are not working in unity but seek to bring conflicts. But by practicing careful actions, it can be avoided. Conflict comes by the answer and action we give to people and by the way they are treated by others. How you converse to people can be the key to peace in your surroundings.

Hatred stirs up strife by anger; but love covers all the offences and sins that occur among men (Prov. 10:12; 1 Pet 4:8). Jesus gave the ultimate example of being slow to anger during his outrageous trial and crucifixion (1 Pet 2:19-23; Mark 15:5). Be like Jesus! Tear down the conflicts. Do not let it arise, let love arise, instead.