Conventional knowledge tells us when someone hits you, you hit them back. When someone takes something from you, you take something from them. When someone offends you, you offend them back. That kind of reaction is human nature. Jesus, however, calls his followers to a higher ethic and an uncommon reaction.
“eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth”
- Exodus 21:22-25
- Leviticus 24:19-20
- Deuteronomy 19:21
Big Idea: Don’t fight for your right; Relegate your right.Discussion Questions