Turning the Other Cheek

from May 26, 2020 Category: Tabletalk Magazine

Here’s an excerpt from Turning the Other Cheek , Michael Aitcheson’s contribution to the May issue of Tabletalk:

Jesus’ command to turn the other cheek (Matt. 5:38) probably strikes many of us as odd, at least at first. At best, it seems that Jesus is advocating neutrality from the victimized, and at worst it seems that He would have them welcome more harm. A closer look will show a Christ-centered understanding of the believer’s call to be free from a heart of revenge when wronged by others.

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