We are a generation that is offended by almost everything. Somewhere along the way we have decided that we deserve to be right above all else. But when Jesus addressed his disciples regarding the decision of paying the temple tax, he said, “Let us not offend them.” Jesus knew what he was entitled to, but it was not about proving he was right. Jesus loved people, and relationships were at the heart of all his teachings – a relationship with God and relationships with others. We will be most remembered in this life by our relationships and how we treat others. Jesus knew this well. He knew what life was all about. When we offend someone, intentional or not, we close off that relationship to reconciliation and healing. It may even […]
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Sue McCusker is a writer, Bible teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life, hope, and faith she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study.