Provocative Bible Verses: Turn the Other Cheek

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Dan Lacich: Provocative Christian Living

“But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also” Matthew 5:39

Many people want to bypass these provocative words from Jesus because they seem to imply that we are to allow people to just beat the tar out of us and not resist physical violence and injury. Having a sense of what I think Jesus really meant by these words causes me to wonder at how easily we get deceived into believing that it means something that is impossible to obey. God does not give us commands that are impossible to obey. He certainly gives us ones that are difficult and that challenge us but never ones that are impossible.

In order to understand what God wants of us, it is important to catch key details. Anytime the Bible gives a particularly vivid detail we need to…

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Obie Adam Bigley died on December 7,2012 at age 12

 

He was with his loving mother when he died at approx. 5 pm. late Thursday afternoon.

 

He is survived by his devastated mother and sister, along with grandmother Ann.

He is predeceased by his big brother Marty Allen Bigley and his grandfather James.

The website www.creativereverendforhire.com is accepting condolences and donations to help with his mother and sister. Please pray for Obie and his family.

Thank you,

The Bigley Family