The Sermon on the Mount: Revenge

Reading Assignment:

Matthew 5:38-42


Did you understand what you read?

  1. Where can this quotation be found in the Old Testament? (Hint: It appears several times.)
  2. Look at the context of the passages you found.
    1. What is the meaning of the phrase as used?
    2. Who was to use this advice?
    3. When was this advice supposed to be applied?
  3. When someone wrongly demands something of us, why should we give him more than he demanded?

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