Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.

– 1 Peter 3:9 (NIV)

Today’s commentary
by Dave Whitehead, Senior Pastor,, Author of Making Sense of the Bible

We are called to bless others. This doesn’t apply to just the people that we get along with—this also applies to the ones who who hurt us. How do you respond to people who offend you? Do you lash back? There is a blessing that God has for those who are willing to absorb the pain of offense and respond with kindness.

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