What Did Jesus Say About Revenge (8 of 15) by Rick White

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What Did Jesus Say About Revenge (8 of 15)
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Rick White
Matthew 5:38-48

(Mat 5:38-48 NIV) "You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.' {39} But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. {40} And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. {41} If someone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles. {42} Give to the one who asks you, and do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you. {43} "You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' {44} But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, {45} that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. {46} If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? {47} And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that? {48} Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

1. Video clip from Fried Green Tomatoes.

2. The Bible For Women Seeking Revenge
Wiesbaden, Germany (Reuters) Keep it legal but don't doubt the satisfaction in revenge, says self-styled "European Devil Woman" Jasmine Kluster, who advises women how to inflict it on the men who leave them.

Armed with "the kit for the estranged woman," including booklets on regaining self-esteem, Austrian-born Kluster insists that retribution is crucial to inner peace and I an ancient and legitimate form of expression.

A freelance journalist, she says her Devil Women society offers free counseling to abandoned women as well as selling them the kit for $49, postage included.

Kluster was educated in a convent but denies she got her fascination with revenge from the nuns. Instead she says she was inspired by the movie "Firs ...

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