Have you ever wondered how the same Yeshua, Jesus, who instructed to
give your cloak in one passage, praised the virgins who refused to share
their oil in another? (Matt 5:40, 25:1-13). Or how about the command to
“turn the other cheek”, yet He rebukes the church of Thyatira for
“tolerating that woman Jezebel.” (Matt 5:39, Rev 2:20). After living in
Israel through seasons of war, the seeming contradictions of these
passages make much more sense.
I describe a few things I learned about these passages in light of Israel's need to defend her boarders in my August post for SAVED News. Read more here: