Turn the Other Cheek

38 Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: 39 But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. – Matthew 5:38-39 An eye for an eye. A tooth forContinue reading “Turn the Other Cheek”

Jesus Wept Over Jerusalem

37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not! 38 Behold, your house is left unto you desolate. 39 For I say unto you, Ye shall notContinue reading “Jesus Wept Over Jerusalem”

Rest for our Soul?

Jesus says, “come to me all who are weary and heavily burdened, and I will give you rest to your soul.” Jesus says that he is “meek and lowly in heart.” Jesus says, “take my yoke upon you because my burden is easy and my yoke is light.” I want to think more about theseContinue reading “Rest for our Soul?”

Sin on All Sides, Death in Front, and Peace Within

What do you do, as a God-fearing Christian, when you are faced with a seemingly impossible scenario? If you go to the left, to the right, or turn back, there is sin. So, all you can do is move forward knowing that the steps you are taking are going to be painful and the endContinue reading “Sin on All Sides, Death in Front, and Peace Within”

Wait and See What the Lord will Do

What do you do when you are faced with a huge problem, and the only solution available to you is sinful? I am faced with such a scenario, and I suspect that many Christians will be faced with a very similar scenario due to the fear, apathy, complacency, and selfishness of those in power. AsContinue reading “Wait and See What the Lord will Do”

Exhortation Against Violence Part 2

Is violence ever the answer? In the previous article, it was written that we should turn aside from all violence because God hates it. It was also written that vengeance belongs to God. So, it would seem that violence in all forms is strictly forbidden. What about all the instances in the scriptures in whichContinue reading “Exhortation Against Violence Part 2”