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Doing the same thing over and over means you aren't really sorry. Try these four steps to show that you really mean it when you apologize.

Key Points:

  • Admit that you were wrong.
  • Admit that it hurt others.
  • Change your attitude.
  • Change your actions.

Memory Verse:

1 John 1:9 But if we confess our sins to him, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all wickedness.

See Also: Forgiveness

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Why is it hard to say “I’m sorry” sometimes?
  3. Why is admitting you’re wrong important to truly being sorry?
  4. Why is admitting that you hurt someone’s feelings important to truly being sorry?
  5. How do you know when someone’s “I’m sorry” is real?
  6. Read 2 Corinthians 7:10. What does God want us to feel when we mess up? What is the difference between godly sorrow and worldly sorrow?
  7. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the God Never Said That series.

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