"God's Way of Church Discipline"
What happens when disorder occurs in the church?
What happens when a man or woman is verbally disturbing
the church fellowship?
What happens when two church members are in conflict?
What does Jesus teach about discipline in the church?
I. THE PATTERN SET BEFORE US. (18:12-14)
The importance of one sheep in relationship to the 99.
Rejoices over one sheep's return.
God does not want to lose even one sheep.
* The pattern is to restore this one sheep at all costs!
Jesus at all costs at Calvary - just for one!
The challenge is to restore all church members into
the fellowship of Christ.
When one comes home rejoicing
Notice the compassion in the text!
II. THE PROCEDURE GIVEN TO US. (8:15-17)
Before we look at the procedure in this text let's look at
I Corinthians 5:11-13. The church judges those within
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