Liberty Baptist Church




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Jun 04, 2017

The Society of the Second Mile

The Society of the Second Mile

Passage: Matthew 5:38-42

Preacher: Derrick McCarson

Series: Kingdom Now

Category: Sermon on the Mount


We live in a world where the rule of law is “might makes right.” Instead of the Golden Rule, our chief ethic is, “Do unto others first, before they do unto you” or “I don’t get mad, I get even.” Operating by the law of retaliation is the natural response to insults and injustice, but the Gospel calls us to a supernatural life of turning the other cheek and going the second mile. In Jesus’ teaching on what to do when we are wronged there are three life-changing lessons.