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The Word For You Today 2

The Word For You Today

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September 09, 2020 · Bob Gass

How to deal with difficult people (5)

“Turn…the other cheek.” Matthew 5:39 NCV

Jesus said, “If someone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other…also.” In Jesus’ day, society was built around shame and honour. The left hand was considered unclean; it was not to be used for eating—or for hitting. So a blow to Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

September 08, 2020 · Bob Gass

How to deal with difficult people (4)

"Do not take revenge." Romans 12:19 NIV

Jesus said, “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you…If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other…also” (Matthew 5:38-39 NIV). Though the “eye for an eye” statement sounds harsh to Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

September 07, 2020 · Bob Gass

How to deal with difficult people (3)

“He did not retaliate.” 1 Peter 2:23 NLT

No one mastered the art of dealing with difficult people better than Jesus. The Romans wanted to silence Him, Herod wanted to kill Him, Pilate washed his hands of Him, religious leaders envied Him, His family thought He’d lost His mind, His townspeople wanted to Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

September 06, 2020 · Bob Gass

How to deal with difficult people (2)

“In your anger do not sin…[or] give the devil a foothold.” Ephesians 4:26-27 NIV

God designed us in such a way that in times of intense difficulty, we have a built-in moment to turn to Him for help. The primary place in your brain that processes strong negative emotions, such as rage and fear, is called the amygdala. When Read More + Listen to Audio Clip

September 05, 2020 · Bob Gass

How to deal with difficult people (1)

“Strive to do what is good for each other.” 1 Thessalonians 5:15 NIV

Jesus referred to the Holy Spirit as “the helper.” And as you submit to Him, He’ll help you handle the difficult people in your life the right way. Paul wrote, “Do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the Read More + Listen to Audio Clip