Even though it Hurts
When someone wrongs me, my gut reaction is for justice--to make things right, to get even. That's what we see here with the disciples. They want to bring down the hammer on the Samaritans because they refused to receive Jesus as he came through on his way to Jerusalem. But even as disappointing and hurtful as being rejected by the Samaritans was, Jesus does not condone James' and John's asking to destroy the village.
What example does Jesus provide for us about responding to those who hurt us? Tami
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