Posts tagged ‘rebuke’

Jesus Shows Us How NOT to Retaliate

Jesus actually rebuked His disciples for wanting to destroy the Samaritans. Jesus was living the example of His own preaching from the Sermon on the Mount. He also seemed to understand this rejection by the people of Samaria as the Father’s will for Him and used the situation as a sort of compass to determine what His next step was going to be. The text tells us He and His disciples simply went to another village.

Continue Reading October 25, 2017 at 10:46 AM 2 comments

Christians, Sarcasm, and Anger

Sarcasm – used sparingly and gently – can have a good effect. All too often though, sarcasm has a negative effect. It does not promote discussion. It destroys it. In this, I will submit myself to Him who in the end will perfect me with the very same character that is found in God the Son, Jesus Christ. I long for that day!

Continue Reading October 18, 2010 at 3:54 PM


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