It’s been said that fences make good neighbors. That might be true at times. Unfortunately, good Christian people still find themselves in conflict with neighbors. They end up not speaking to one another. It may have to do with a fence, a dog, damage to property, even the neighbor’s wife.
The neighbor may not be a Christian, but you want to handle things in a Christian manner. You know Matthew 18. You can recite it from memory. You think there’s no point in telling the matter to the church. The neighbor only enters church for funerals and weddings.
Our lord never said: “If your neighbor refuses to listen tell it to the church unless he’s not a Christian.
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