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When they hurled their insults at [Christ], he did not retaliate; when he suffered, he made no threats. Instead, he entrusted himself to him who judges justly. - 1 Peter 2:23 (NIV)

Recently I left a job in which I was treated unfairly by the management. Prior to my leaving, I received information that could cause strife for the leaders of the organization. I struggled with my desire to use this information to repay them for the wrong they had done me....

Today's Prayer
Dear heavenly Father, when we are tempted to seek revenge, help us to see the world through your eyes and to follow your Son’s example. Amen.

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Today's Reading
1 Peter 2:18-24

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Jesus is the ultimate example of forgiveness.

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