Don't Retaliate; Celebrate!

 


Matthew 5:11-12 says, "Blessed are you when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you."

We're human, so we all err. There are times when things happen to us, and we feel combative and vengeful. We hear a lie or rumor about us and want to retaliate or prove ourselves. We get lied to or hurt and want to cause the perpetrators the pain they’ve caused. We say, “I will repay,” in our hearts, but did not God sa...



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