Penalty or Prayer


Excellent article!

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I want give you (Christian) something to seriously think about…
When an injustice has happened, when God’s law has been broken, are you more apt to respond with a penalty, or are you more apt to respond with a prayer for the law breaker’s heart to be changed as a result of hearing the Gospel? Are you more apt to respond with an “eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth,” or are you more apt to “turn the other cheek”?  Do you seek execution as the answer to serious crime, or do you seek evangelism? Do you call for fire from heaven, or for forgiveness from the heart? Is for you retribution a more attractive solution, rather than repentance? Is gall your more natural tendency, or is grace?
Unfortunately, we brethren don’t always agree on what the proper response is given the circumstance. We each have to…

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