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Weaponized words enable violence (just ask Cain & Able)

There is both good and bad in every person. Find and focus on the good in everyone and you can love them. Walls in the heart tear people apart. Open hearts connect with caring and compassion. Hard hearts disconnect and … Continue reading

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Love Chapter — fresh glimpses of 1 Corinthians 13

“Love your enemies.” Be patient and kind to them, without envy, boasting, or pride. Don’t dishonor them. Refuse to be easily angered with them. Keep no record of their wrongs. Love “is not self-seeking.” Being controlled by our own desires … Continue reading

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13 war statements that make you think twice . . .

When Jesus said, “Turn the other cheek,” I don’t think He was using it as a punch line. War is the most destructive, painful, brutal, hateful, and costly choice for international relations. When peace is lost, death ravages both sides. … Continue reading

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Christian revenge–using love to get even?

Did Jesus really mean for us to love our enemies? Will we? Jay Tyler and I are two fools for Christ who talk about Crazy Bible Stuff once a week on our YouTube Channel. Check out the episode below: Christian … Continue reading

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Jesus’ death & Resurrection is a counter-cultural demonstration of non-violence

The New Testament was (& still is) counter-cultural. Read it & see! In the New Testament, the Zealots used violence; but Jesus loved even unto death. Who impacted Rome the most? The Bible is full of testimonies about and demonstrations … Continue reading

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Beyond verbal bullying and belligerent boasting!

Christ-followers are called to love our enemies, not to blast them with verbal bullying and belligerent boasting! Jesus wasn’t kidding when He said “love your enemies”! What a person is, is more important that what a person says. A man can … Continue reading

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Forgivers, enemy-lovers, and Divine visitation

Christ-followers are called to be forgivers and enemy-lovers. We cannot afford to be offended when our comfort zone is breached. So how are we doing? “Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith.” 2 Corinthians 13:5. Are you: 1) … Continue reading

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