[DailyReading] Nonresistance taught
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Tue Jan 3 00:00:01 MST 2017
Lesson: Lessons for Living
Reading: Nonresistance taught 2017-01-03
Reference: Matt. 5:38-48
Matthew 5:38: Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth:
Matthew 5:39: But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also.
Matthew 5:40: And if any man will sue thee at the law, and take away thy coat, let him have thy cloke also.
Matthew 5:41: And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.
Matthew 5:42: Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.
Matthew 5:43: Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.
Matthew 5:44: But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
Matthew 5:45: That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
Matthew 5:46: For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?
Matthew 5:47: And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?
Matthew 5:48: Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
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