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Powered by 4 - August 3, 2015

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Blinded by Emotion

Today's reading: 2 Samuel 3:26-39

When someone wrongs us or hurts us badly, we want justice. But sometimes wanting justice takes on a life of its own and turns into a blinding desire for revenge. That's what we see in 2 Samuel 3. Joab and Abishai want Abner's blood for killing their brother. So much so that even though king David joins forces with Abner to solidify his rule over all of Israel, they take matters into their own hands to ambush and kill Abner. What a vivid picture of the negative and harmful things that can happen when we don't keep our anger, grief and emotions in check.

After reading this passage, what did God impress on your heart about grudges, revenge, anger, hatred, etc.? How do we guard against giving in to this powerful temptation? Tami

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