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Forgiveness That Transcends Tragedy

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Forgiveness That Transcends Tragedy

Forgiveness That Transcends Tragedy

Series: The Way of Forgiveness

Speaker: Brian Zahnd


What Jesus calls us to in the Kingdom of God is not a religiously modified version of the self-preservation and self-promotion value systems that govern the empires of men. What Jesus calls us to is far more radical than that. Jesus calls us to the demanding ethic of the turned cheek and the second mile; he challenges us with the absurd idea of loving our enemies, overcoming evil with good, and triumphing over tragedy through forgiveness. The only reason we even entertain the possibility of living such a life is that we believe Jesus is the Son of God.