Those to Whom Evil is Done Do Evil In Return

I was watching TV, the show Criminal Minds to be exact, and as they do each episode they quoted a famous, or maybe not so famous, quote relevant to the story. In this particular episode a serial killer was acting out what he believed to be normal because he had been abused as a child. And then the quote:

Those to whom evil is done do evil in return. – W. H. Auden – American Poet

This tends to be human nature. Have you ever been hurt or betrayed by someone? If someone pushes you, isn’t your knee jerk response to push back? But is this the Christian way? Or in other words, is this the way of the cross?

Here is what Jesus did…

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