[3]And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me. Light Blogging Today. The only way to remove offense from your life is to choose to respond differently. The tyme commeth, that who soeuer putteth you to death, shal thynke that he doth seruyce vnto God. Notice this last verse, "All seek their own and not the things of Jesus Christ"! Come check out our giant selection of T-Shirts, Mugs, Tote Bags, Stickers and More. My being offended is not, nor should it be, a matter of law. Trying not to be offended on other people's behalf My university doesn't have the problems of ideological enforcement that you see in some schools in the US. [2]They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. There was something here that haunted me and I could not figure out what it was for some time. To sign up for Meridian’s Free Newsletter, please CLICK HERE. Being offended is really a selfish way to treat people. Being easily offended is a difficult habit to overcome. The only person in this world that you can change is you. They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. 3 And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me. We’re not helping the world one bit by being offended. Freedom of speech must trump individual feelings of distress, reckons Sir Alan Moses. Have I spoken to you, that ye should not be offended; that you should not be made to fall over the stumbling block of persecution, and the refusal of the people to hear your message concerning me. And I can only hope that when I make that mistake, the person will choose not to be offended and will overlook my weakness or thoughtlessness. It is not only possible to have deep and rich relationships with people across the political spectrum without being offended by their beliefs, you may find it beneficial. John 16:1 Context. John 16:7 John 16 1 These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended. (John 16:1-3) These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended. The courts have not helped, allowing schools the discretion to let an offended minority control a cowed majority. Remember that you and I can choose not to be offended. #Tucker EMBED (for wordpress.com hosted blogs and archive.org item tags) Want more? To be offended is a choice you make; it is not a condition inflicted or imposed upon you by someone or something else. December 31, 2020 by PG. www.offended.biz has a range of self-help webpages That ye should not be offended Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. 4 But these thinges haue I sayde vnto you, that whan the tyme cometh ye maye thynke … Increasingly we have people trying to grab the moral high ground by claiming that something they read or hear, and do not like, is racist, anti-semitic, Islamophobic, misogynistic, transphobic, homophobic, patriarchal or in the latest catch all phrase, ‘hate speech’, and should not be said. Dolly Parton. (3) And these things will they do unto you, because they have not They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. I am not required to drive down that street. Coverdale 1 These thinges haue I sayde vnto you, that ye shulde not be offended. And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me.