Key Verse: Romans 12:19-20
9 Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God‚Äôs wrath, for it is written: ‚ÄúIt is mine to avenge; I will repay,‚Äù says the Lord. 20 On the contrary:
‚ÄúIf your enemy is hungry, feed him;
if he is thirsty, give him something to drink.
In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head.‚Äù (NIV)
Matthew 18:21-35 (NIV)21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, ‚ÄúLord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?‚Äù 22 Jesus answered, ‚ÄúI tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.a 23 ‚ÄúTherefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. 24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand talentsb was brought to him. 25 Since he was not able to pay, the master ordered that he and his wife and his children and all that he had be sold to repay the debt.