Sermon on the Mount: Eye for an Eye

Matthew 5v38-42

Matt Deisen | March 12, 2017 | Duration: 41 minutes


As Jesus announces the new availability of the Kingdom of God, he sets out to teach his disciples how to operate in it. When it comes to personal injury and insult he tells his followers simply to “turn the other cheek” rather than taking up violent resistence. But how does this play out in everyday life? And should we really expect it to be effective in overcoming evil?