Us vs Them

September 15, 2019
Jesus does not call us to mock and revile our enemies but to love and bless them.
In the world of paybacks, the first order of business is to exact revenge. But forgiveness can break the cycle and provide a future.
Judas Maccabeus and Jesus of Nazareth represent competing visions of Messiah. The first perpetuates the cycle of revenge with his sword. The other ends the cycle of revenge with his…