But I tell you not to resist an evil person. If someone slaps you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also;
Cross References1 Kings 22:24
Then Zedekiah son of Chenaanah went up, struck Micaiah in the face, and demanded, "Which way did the Spirit of the LORD go when He departed from me to speak to you?"
Do not say, "I will avenge this evil!" Wait on the LORD, and He will deliver you.
Do not say, "I will do to him as he has done to me; I will repay the man according to his work."
if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well;
Looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, the scribes and Pharisees were watching Him closely to see if He would heal on the Sabbath.
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.
Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what is yours, do not demand it back.
Jesus replied, "If I said something wrong, testify to what was wrong. But if I spoke correctly, why did you strike Me?"
1 Corinthians 6:7
The very fact that you have lawsuits among you means you are thoroughly defeated already. Why not rather be wronged? Why not rather be cheated?
Chapter Outline1. Jesus' sermon on the mount:
3. The Beattitudes;
13. the salt of the earth;
14. the light of the world.
17. He came to fulfill the law.
21. What it is to kill;
27. to commit adultery;
33. to swear.
38. He exhorts to forgive wrong,
43. to love our enemies;
48. and to labor after perfection.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 24:10-15
1 Samuel 25:31-34
1 Samuel 26:8-10
1 Corinthians 6:7
1 Thessalonians 5:15
1 Peter 3:9
1 Kings 22:24
1 Peter 2:20-23
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