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A Response to God, Guns and John Piper

As Christians, we should be different than the world as it pertains to dealing with aggression and physical violence. For those Christians that live in the United States, which is a pretty gun-happy country, this poses other problems. 869 more words

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Two Negatives = A Positive?

Basic math teaches us that two negatives equal a positive. This thought often extends into our social lives – when we feel wronged, we are now justified to react with equal negativity. 610 more words

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Get Even or Get on With Your Life? Why Revenge May Be Best Not Served At All

by Erica Laubach, Oakland University

“Continuing to hold angry memories and to ruminate on them acts as a barrier to forgiveness. Results suggest that some individuals may continue to have long living fantasies of revenge when the conflict is long over” (Barber, Maltby & Macaskill, 2005, p.

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Overlook - Restrain - Mature

Such clarity has been brought to my understanding of Matthew 5:38-39 when Jesus taught, “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth. 378 more words

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Forgiveness

The past week has been tough on my 6 year old son: difficulty with the kid across the street, whom he considers his best friend.  Feelings have been hurt in both directions and neither boy is handling it well.   1,553 more words

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Turn the Other Cheek

Let’s be honest, we’ve all been hurt by someone before. Whether it was a friend, someone you loved deeply, or someone you barely even knew, it has happened at least once in your life. 428 more words

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