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Turn His Other Cheek

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Turn The Other Cheek is the sequel to Cheek To Cheek in which Chris Owen picks up Mal and Will’s story several months into their relationship. As with the first book, Turn The Other Cheek is well written and told from Mal’s point of view.4/5.

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Turn His Other Cheek gives the reader an exciting look at anger, betrayal, love, and forgiveness from a Christian perspective. Read more Read less The Amazon Book ReviewAuthor: Bill Norris. "Turn The Other Cheek" is the sequel to "Cheek To Cheek" in which Chris Owen picks up Mal and Will's story several months into their relationship.

No longer dating casually, Mal and Will have naturally progressed to the possibility of a deeper commitment/5(3). I say unto you, that ye shall not resist evil, but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the Turn His Other Cheek book also” (3 Ne.39).

“If ye forgive not men their trespasses neither will your Father forgive your trespasses” (3 Ne. Yeshua instructed his followers, “But I say to you, ‘Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also’” (Matthew ).

Is it a godly thing not to resist one who is evil. Biblical heroes are known for standing up against evil and vanquishing it. Matthew | View whole chapter | See verse in context 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.

Job | View whole chapter | See verse in context They have gaped upon me with their mouth; they have smitten me upon the cheek reproachfully; they have gathered themselves together against me. You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil.

But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. Matthew –39 ESV. He quotes Old Testament law from passages like ExodusLeviticusand Deuteronomy   “Love your enemies.” “Turn the other cheek.” (Mat ). This sounds admirable to some, but preposterous to others. The 19thcentury philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche thought such talk promotes a society of weaklings.

Karl Marx thought these words keep the oppressed under the thumbs of the capitalists. A Roman soldier could legally strike you on the cheek; therefore turn the other cheek. Under the law, your coat could be held as a surety on a debt, so Jesus said, then “go naked!” Paul used his Roman citizenship to his advantage against unjust imprisonment and beatings.

Turning the other cheek is a phrase in Christian doctrine from the Sermon on the Mount that refers to responding to injury without revenge and allowing more injury.

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This passage is variously interpreted as commanding nonresistance, Christian pacifism, or nonviolence on the part of the victim. It has also been interpreted Turn His Other Cheek book a way to embarrass a bully. [The Bible is an “Eastern” book.

It was written many years ago in the “East” which today we refer to as “The Middle East.” As such, there are many customs and idioms that are not familiar to the “Western” mind.] Many people are familiar with the expression, “turn the other cheek.”.

There are two places in Scripture where Jesus tells us to "turn the other cheek". The first occurrence is in the book of Matthew. Here we read these words. “But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.” The second occurrence of this verse is found in Luke It states, “If someone strikes you on one cheek, turn to.

But I tell you not to resist a wicked man, but if any one strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other to him as well. World English Bible But I tell you, don't resist him who is evil; but whoever strikes you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also.

turn the other cheek, to To respond meekly to insults, provocation, or oppression. The term comes from the Bible, where Jesus exhorts his followers, “Unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other” (Luke ). Will Father Jake Austin turn his back on his devious and disloyal father, or turn the other cheek and save him.

CLICK HERE or on book cover to order at Amazon. CLICK HERE to. So Rickey pulled out a copy of a book by Giovanni Papini, Life of Christ. He flipped to the passage in which Papini discusses the Sermon on the Mount.

There he referred to Jesus' call to "turn the other cheek" as "the most stupefying of [Jesus's] revolutionary teachings.". If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek if anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, hand over your coat. I’d say second place goes to Matthew“ if a man strike you on the right cheek, turn to him the other as well.” Misunderstanding this passage has led to public prayers for “our so-called.

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Jesus’ command to turn the other cheek is simply a command to forgo retaliation for personal offenses. He was not setting government foreign policy, and He was not throwing out the judicial system.

Crimes can still be prosecuted, and wars can still be waged, but the follower of Christ need not defend his personal “rights” or avenge his honor. To turn the other cheek requires charity to flood the soul from the deepest wellsprings. These springs must be tended and kept flowing. Charity must be accrued by dedicating attention to the.

TURN THE OTHER CHEEK. I would like to share with my readers a small part of a correspondence I had with a man named Chip, probably a Jehovah's witnesses He wrote, “ And one other thing I thought I understood from history that would create a great difference between Smith and Jesus.

There seems to be a constant sway within the Church as to what type of person we believe Jesus to be on an emotional level. Some generations remove all forms of physical and vocal aggression.

Jesus’ teaching in his Sermon on the Mount regarding ‘turning the other cheek’ reflects the true spirit of God’s Law to Israel. Jesus did not mean that if his followers are struck on one side of the face, they should stagger to their feet and offer the other side as a target.

Christ is telling His followers that they need to let go of the desire to “get back” at others who have wronged them in some way. Augustine, Martin Luther, John Calvin, and other great thinkers in the history of Christian theology have explained this verse as follows.

Matthew | View whole chapter | See verse in context 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.

Luke | View whole chapter | See verse in context And unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloke forbid not to take thy coat also. Matthew NIV - Eye for Eye - “You have heard that it - Bible Gateway. Eye for Eye - “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’.

But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek. “Love your enemies and turn the other cheek.” “Judge not, lest you be judged” (Lk 6: ).

It sounds admirable to some, but preposterous to others. The 19th century philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche thought such doctrine would breed a society of weaklings. Karl Marx thought these words would help keep the oppressed under the thumbs of the [ ]. But I tell you, do not resist an evil person.

If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also. But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also. Bible Book List. Font Size Matthew New International Version. Update. 39 But I tell you, do.

Like the man who came back to his hometown from the army, and he was greeted by an old enemy. "I heard you became a Christian in the army," he said. "And you know what the good book says about turning the other cheek." And he then gave him a blow. The guy turned the other cheek and got the second one.

That fulfilled the letter of the law. Im sorry, but turning the other cheek is neither weak, nor whimpy. It takes much more courage to turn the other cheek than to respond in anger. If people are bullied, its not because of turning the other cheek.

Its because they act as victims and expect to be bullied. The “good book” as you call it is the moral compass guide in life.

What I find interesting at the beginning of the “turn the other cheek” in Matthew 5, “But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also.” {Matthew } I can’t tell you how many times I wish I’d resisted the temptation and manipulation this individual had on my life.If someone strikes you on one cheek, turn to him the other also.

And if someone takes your cloak, do not withhold your tunic as well. Berean Literal Bible To the one striking you on the cheek, offer the other also; and from the one taking away your cloak, do not withhold the tunic also.However, the sublime dictum to "turn the other cheek" was not practiced by Jesus himself.

According to the Gospels, Jesus preached turning the other cheek, loving one's neighbor and praying for them, and forgiving those who wrong you. When did Jesus manifest such behavior in his personal relationships, during his lifetime, for others to emulate?