Matthew 18:15-22 NLT

15 “If another believera sins against you,b go privately and point out the offense. If the other person listens and confesses it, you have won that person back.

References for Matthew 18:15

    • 18:15 - Greek If your brother.
    • 18:15 - Some manuscripts do not include against you.
      16 But if you are unsuccessful, take one or two others with you and go back again, so that everything you say may be confirmed by two or three witnesses.
      17 If the person still refuses to listen, take your case to the church. Then if he or she won’t accept the church’s decision, treat that person as a pagan or a corrupt tax collector.
      18 “I tell you the truth, whatever you forbidc on earth will be forbidden in heaven, and whatever you permitd on earth will be permitted in heaven.

      References for Matthew 18:18

        • 18:18 - Or bind, or lock.
        • 18:18 - Or loose, or open.
          19 “I also tell you this: If two of you agree here on earth concerning anything you ask, my Father in heaven will do it for you.
          20 For where two or three gather together as my followers,e I am there among them.”

          References for Matthew 18:20

            • 18:20 - Greek gather together in my name.
              21 Then Peter came to him and asked, “Lord, how often should I forgive someonef who sins against me? Seven times?”

              References for Matthew 18:21

                • 18:21 - Greek my brother.
                  22 “No, not seven times,” Jesus replied, “but seventy times seven!g

                  References for Matthew 18:22

                    • 18:22 - Or seventy-seven times.