English_Master February 8, 2016 No Comments
LOVE YOUR ENEMIES Jesus said, “You have heard that it was said,’ an eye for an eye a tooth for a tooth.” Now I tell you: do not take re­venge on someone who wrongs you. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, let them slap your left cheek too… love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.” Is it possible to follow this teaching of Jesus today? The answer is yes, conveying this teaching is possible. There are still some people who do live in this way. One person who lived this way was Mohandas Gandhi. Gandhi was a man of peace from India. By no means did Gandhi resort to violence. Gandhi showed that the powerless had power. He never fought back; instead, he would sit and pray. Gandhi always wanted equality and peace among eve­ryone. If someone were harm in any way, he would have never turned and hurt them. He would have prayed or just ambled away. Although with his courageous words and actions, he was a very powerful person he still could not control the de­cisions and actions of others. Gandhi once said, “I have no strength, save what God gives me. I have no authority over my country men, save the...
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