Grant Roth (Missouri, USA)
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Do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other also. - Matthew 5:39 (NRSV)
My older brother ran down the stairs with tears streaming from his eyes. A few seconds later I followed, trying to keep up with him on my little, three-year-old legs. When my brother and I entered the living room, my mom was startled and concerned. She asked my brother, “What’s...
Even when I want to retaliate, I will respond with love.
To choose love over revenge
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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.”
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