Apr 17, 2016
How do you respond to personal offense? How we handle the offenses in our lives can make a tremendous difference on our quality of life. The natural reaction is often to retaliate, and not just retaliate but escalate. Take it up a notch. In our text this week, Jesus encourages his disciples to not only avoid retaliation, but to also pursue a creative response to people who offend them. He gives several examples to help them apply it to every day life. How can Jesus call his disciples to such a radical response? Is it even possible? And why would Jesus' way lead to life and freedom?