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  • Love Almighty And Ills Unlimited Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Mar 16, 2001
    based on 76 ratings

    When we are dealing with issues and conflicts, we may select to be babies (unlimited retaliation), children (limited retaliation), adolescents (limited love), or mature (unlimited love), toward Jesus’ command to "Be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect."

    Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect. What madman spoke those words? What visionary would even in his wildest dreams suppose that you and I could be perfect? What is this raving? It is the word of Jesus, at the end of a series of challenges. Love your enemies. Give to more

  • Jesus Speaks On Rights

    Contributed by Martin Wiles on Oct 13, 2010

    Believers must be willing to give up their rights to security, retaliation, time and money in our service to others.

    Jesus Speaks On Rights Matthew 5:38-42 INTRODUCTION A. Second Continental Congress meets in Philadelphia on May 10, 1775. 1. No legal authority but had to make decisions because of military events between colonists and British. 2. By end of 1775, independence was almost inevitable. 3. Mistrust of more

  • "How To Deal With People Who Hurt You" Series

    Contributed by Michael Cassara on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 105 ratings

    Learn from King David how to deal with people who cause you pain and hurt you.

    SEEKING GOD FAITHFULLY- A LOOK AT THE LIFE OF DAVID Message#6 "How To Deal With People Who Hurt You" 1 Samuel 24:1-6 INTRODUCTION In a recent issue of READER’S DIGEST, Janey Walser wrote these words: I once worked in a grocery store and often assisted elderly people when they came more

  • Jesus Speaks On Retaliation Series

    Contributed by Pastor Bruce A. Shields on Aug 22, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Part 9:Sermon on the Mount Series - Jesus talks about how we need to be mindful of the greater way, and how retaliation is not the path of a follower of Christ.

    The Great Commission Part 9 – Sermon on the Mount – Retaliation Pastor Bruce A. Shields House of Faith – WELCOME INTRODUCTION TO SERMON † The Sermon on the Mount – The Beatitudes † We are the Salt, staying pure with God’s Holy Word † We are the Light, showing that Word to the more

  • Is Your Cheek Red Enough?

    Contributed by James May on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 30 ratings

    What does Jesus mean when He says to "Turn the Other Cheek"?

    Is Your Cheek Red Enough? by Pastor Jim May Portions of this message were taken from a message by Rev. Victor Shepherd at another sermon site) Matthew 5:38-42, "Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but more

  • Quid Pro Quo Or No?

    Contributed by Duke Jeffries on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 44 ratings

    A. Introduction 1.

    A. Introduction 1. What could be more natural in our relationships with others than the principle of retaliation? In its finest sense, this concept is understood to mean "If you are nice to me, then I will be nice to you;" or "If you'll scratch my back, I'll scratch yours." It is the very essence more

  • Retaliation Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jul 18, 2022

    The spirit of retaliation is natural to the unregenerate mind. It belongs to the animal part of our nature. It creeps into our earliest feelings as little children. And it is one of the most difficult of evils to overcome.

    Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 5:38-42 (Retaliation) MATTHEW 5:38-42, NIV 38 You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' 39 But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also. 40 And if anyone more

  • Retaliation Vs. Grace Series

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Apr 14, 2014

    Understanding the Lex Talionis (Law of Retaliation).

    “Retaliation Vs. Grace” Matthew 5:38-42 As most of you know, I am very fond of the area of faith referred to as apologetics. Apologetics comes from the word “apologia” and it means to “give a defense” for a position or an action. The english word more

  • Retaliation Series

    Contributed by Michael Monica on Dec 24, 2022

    Understanding Sanctification

    Retaliation | Matthew 5:31-42 v.38: An eye for an eye. • The “Lex Talionis” = the law of retaliation. An eye for an eye = the punishment for a crime needed to be equal to the seriousness of the crime. It also protected the offender from paying a greater price. [The Way of Jesus] v. 39: “…But I more

  • Principles And Patterns Of Submission: Following The Example Of Christ Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Feb 5, 2014

    Living on Mission in a Foreign Land Principles and Patterns of Submission: Following the Example of Christ

    Living on Mission in a Foreign Land Principles and Patterns of Submission: Following the Example of Christ 1 Peter 2:18-25 David Taylor We are in our second mini-series in 1 Peter, “Living on Mission in a Foreign Land,” from 1 Peter 2.11-4.11, where Peter demonstrates that the way we more

  • Turning My Other Cheek

    Contributed by Greg Tabor on Oct 20, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    Some difficult-to-understand sayings of Jesus. Some important truths for us to apply.

    Turning My Other Cheek Introduction “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your more

  • Christ: Our Saviour And Our Example

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 4, 2012

    A short talk for Good Friday. I am deeply challenged by Peter reminding us that when suffering for his faith, Jesus did not retaliate and made no threats; and we’re called to follow his example!

    When I was at school there was no such thing as an anti-bullying policy, and I think I was on the receiving end of a large amount of abuse, mainly due to my surname, Pidgeon, and my painfully thin physique. As I look back I think I eventually adopted my own personal anti-bullying policy and it went more

  • Sermon On The Mount Lesson 17

    Contributed by Bill Prater on Dec 31, 2000
    based on 98 ratings

    Lesson 17

    The apostle Paul, writing to the church in Colosse said, "Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:" (Colossians more

  • "How To Retaliate When You're Slapped With Humiliation"

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Apr 10, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    The purpose of this sermon is to inspire the hearers to do as Christ did, when they are slapped with humiliation, and "turn the other cheek.".

    10 April 2009 GOOD FRIDAY U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris Fortress Chapel Contingency Operation Site (C.O.S.) Sykes Tall-afar, Iraq BIG IDEA: When Christians are slapped with humiliation, they should avoid retaliating and “turn the other cheek”. REFERENCES: Job 14:1 (KJV) Man that is born more

  • The Sermon On The Mount (Part Twelve) Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Nov 17, 2019

    Throughout the sermon on the mount, Jesus clarified misconceptions. He explained the deeper implications of the law and broadened their understanding so they could conduct themselves according to God's intentions. Today, Jesus does this regarding retaliation.

    THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT (part twelve) Matt. 5:38-42 Jane Vajnar writes the story about her friend's four young boys. They were always full of energy; even in church. But the sermon her minister preached on turning the other cheek got their undivided attention. The minister stressed that no more