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There are 3 levels: -10 and +1

-1: At this level, you operate on the principle of ‘An eye for an eye’. Every wrong is repaid with an equal and similar reaction. If someone abuses you, you abuse back.

0: At this level of operation, you don’t respond to insults and wrongs. You simply hold your peace. Your guiding principle here is ‘Vengeance is mine, says the Lord’.

+1: This is the highest level and is only possible by Grace and The Spirit of God. At this point, you respond to insults and wrongs with prayers – not asking that the adversary be repaid in kind, but asking for God’s mercy and blessings for him/her. Your guiding principle here is ‘Father forgive them for they know not what they do..’ You do this because this is your nature – to do good only.

… +1 is what Christianity is all about.

 

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