Matthew 5:39, 1 Peter 5:6-10 Turning the other Cheek and Letting Go.

07/26/13 by Sojotales

During a situation that happened at work a few weeks ago my feelings were hurt pretty badly. I tried to cover it up and pretend that it didn’t bother me, but it was eating me up inside; especially since I saw the potential for the same thing happening again in the near future. The worry and anxiety about going through that type of situation yet again was disturbing my sense of peace. It bothered me so much that my stomach had begun to hurt over the last few weeks. This situation just seemed to get worse and worse the more I thought about it. Yesterday though was different; I got an answer I wasn’t expecting when I prayed about it. As soon as I’d stopped praying the words “turn the other cheek” came to mind.

    But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. Matthew 5:39 KJV

I realized that I wasn’t being a forgiving Christian, Continue reading