“Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.” —Philippians 2:3
Scripture Reading: Deuteronomy 15:7-14; Matthew 5:38-42
Vengeance can make us do incredible things. A man required to pay over $1,000 in alimony each month was so vengeful, he decided to send it to his wife in nickels. Vengeance and retaliation are the subjects Christ addresses in the next passage in the Sermon on the Mount.
Just as many principles from the Old Law had been misconstrued by the Jews of Jesus’ day, so too had the principle