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Retaliate Not!

By Mary Lindow



Retaliation is the fruit of entitlement and bitterness.


A deeply rooted pride of self formed rights.  It’s a seething, always simmering right below the surface behavior that silently finds ways to justify and punish when the emotionally and spiritually immature individual loses a form of control or loss of attention on demand.


Jesus didn’t retaliate….


…. He was shamed, talked about, ridiculed, blamed, abandoned…


when He needed love and kindness the most.




… He endured the cross, so that in hope, those whom He would save, would never retaliate.


“Not returning evil for evil or retaliation for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might, in humility inherit a blessing,”   1 Peter 3:9.




In His Shadow,

By Mary Lindow ©



” THE MESSENGER ” ~ Mary Lindow


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24.12 | 06:44

I received Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior!

06.12 | 03:38

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16Romans 6:23 - For the wages of sin [is] death; but the gift of God [is] eternal life through Jesus Chri

29.11 | 08:39

Great prayer for the children, we must pass it on!

27.11 | 20:15

A very timely word!! I needed to hear that today. Thank you Miss Shelly

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