21 Mar Matthew 5:38

38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.’

The next area Jesus addresses is known as “the law of retaliation.” What was the prevailing teaching and practice in Jesus’ day relative to retaliation for a wrong suffered? When you experience a hurtful act, physical or emotional, what is your first response? Are you focused on retaliation or restoration?