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Jan 28, 2018

Eyes, Teeth, Cheeks and Miles of Love

Eyes, Teeth, Cheeks and Miles of Love

Passage: Matthew 5:38-48

Teacher: Matt Krick

Series: 3 Years with Jesus: Teachings from Jesus

Category: Discipleship


Discussion Questions: 

What resonated most with you about this passage and teaching

What have you previously thought about "turning the other cheek”? Did anything change in listening to the sermon?

What do you think about the "myth of redemptive violence”? How do we break the cycle of violence?

Is forgiveness hard for you? Why? What does forgiveness accomplish? In the life of the perpetrator? The victim? The world? What kind of a mindset do you have to have in order to forgive?

Do you agree that bitterness=bondage and forgiveness=freedom? That what looks like defeat is victory?

In what ways do you hope to integrate elements of this text into your life this week?