“You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘Do not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’ But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. You have heard that it was said, ‘Do not commit adultery.’ But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” (Matthew 5:21-22, 27–28, NIV 1984).
My Musings – Passive: accepting or allowing what happens without active response or resistance. Aggressive: pursuing one’s aims and interests forcefully. Passive-Aggressive: the expression of aggression in an unassertive passive way rather than through direct confrontation. Leave it up to mankind to combine two seemingly contradictory responses into one. Passive sin, aggressive sin, passive-aggressive sin. Common denominator? Sin.
People like to justify themselves by claiming such things as “at least I didn’t kill…
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