There’s an example of a person who was caught in sin, that we can read about in 1 Corinthians 5. Because the church delivered him to Satan (according to the scriptures) for “the destruction of the flesh,” he repented. But guess what—then they wouldn’t forgive him and let him back into the fellowship of the church! So, today we’ll see how Paul rebuked that church for their unforgiveness.
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.