Disorientation, Part 5: An Eye for An Eye: The Third Way - Jenni Clayville

published 3 weeks ago by National Community Church

When we hear “turn the other cheek” or “go the second mile”, what we usually translate that to is “just let them win” or “roll over and play dead”. But what Jesus of Nazareth is telling us in this passage is actually quite provocative. He’s not actually telling us to fight back with violence or take a passive stance. Rather, Jesus is offering us a third way of non-violent defiance. Let justice win.

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