It’s STILL Not Okay: The Not-So-Golden Rule


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We’ve all heard of the Golden Rule.

According to Wikipedia, nearly every culture and every religion have some version of this rule.

kindness-1197351_1920Some, like the Bible, state it in positive terms; “Do unto others has you would have them do unto you.

Some state it in negative terms; “Don’t do to others what you don’t want done to you.

Some talk about it like more of a feeling or emotion; “Don’t wish on others what you don’t want to happen to you.

It’s pretty much a universal understanding that we treat people in the way we want to be treated and we don’t treat people in ways we don’t want to be treated.

But here’s the thing. Jesus takes it a step further.

You see, Jesus assumes that people won’t always follow the golden rule. He assumes that there will be times in our…

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