Against Anger and Vengeance

Jesus' new normal changed how we should deal with anger, revenge, and retaliation.

2 Chronicles 24:20-22
Acts 7:59-60
Romans 12:14-21,5:6-10
Matthew 5:10-12,5:14,5:38-42,23:34-35
Psalm 137:7-9
Luke 6:27-28

Sermon discussion topics for parents to use with their children:

  • Give an Old Testament example of how God's people sought revenge.

  • Give a New Testament example of how God's people are to seek revenge.

  • What changed?

  • What did Paul mean by Heap coals of fire on your enemy's head?