Leviticus 19:18 NASB "You shall not take vengeance, nor hold any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the Lord."It happens in a second, the anger builds and I want to lash out but if I take another moment and breath, pray and think of today's verse, I will have a different attitude! Todays verse is easy to read but hard to put into practice. Come on, who doesn't have that feeling of getting back at those who have harmed us, or those cut us off, or have in some way hurt us but God's Word says to love your neighbor, even Jesus said to pray for them and yet when we walk by our flesh, the desire to get even seems stronger than walking by the Spirit. I guess we need to strengthen our walk in the Spirit more than we do our flesh and that takes time spent in His Word and prayer. Our first reaction should be to love not get even, easier said than done but it can be done! peace, tom
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