Compare the two:
Your brother sins against you.
First, talk one on one. Then, take a trusted friend. And finally, get the larger group involved. After that, he’s out.
Jesus said both to the same group of people at the same time (see Matthew 18:15-22).
The difference: in the first case, the guy didn’t care about restoration.
Jesus said, be clear: it’s a matter of the heart, not the record. That’s the line.
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