though I don’t comprehend it 'cause what offended wasn’t about you. Most people claim that they support freedom of speech, but it seems that the majority of them only support freedom of speech as long as that speech is something that they agree with. Wednesdays: Bible Reading & Praying for What Matters - 7.30PM So own them and keep them for yourself, but do not get mad just cause someone disagrees with you. However, sometimes people will do wrong things that simply should not be ignored, especially when the offender is part of the church and the offence brings disrepute. And now you’re mad as hell. A lot of the time the problem is that you simply want the world to accommodate you and how you feel. Before you go to the person who has offended you, ask God to help you to be open to hear the other person’s heart. For example, you may feel some emotions if you're going on a first date, or if you're starting up a new job. But when you say that you are offended, all that you are doing is telling us how you are emotionally responding to what I am saying. So you’re offended by my sexuality? If you’re offended, it’s the end of the world, but if your ideological opponent is offended, they’re just too sensitive. Even if the sin against us is repeated many times over, forgiveness must be repeatedly granted (Matt.18:21,22). Oh so you're offended by BLACK LIVES MATTER Recently in America we have been having issues with the killing of UNARMED African American citizens. I never have, and probably never will. It is sinfully wrong to bear grudges (Lev.19:18; Mark 11:25; Ephesians 4:31; James 5:9). re: Why do some atheists get so offended and borderline obsessive at the mention to open you minds? And that’s all that should matter to you too. In any collection of human beings there will be a multiplicity of faults and shortcomings. So you’re offended by a poster in a student union or an article in the student paper or a blood-soaked pentagram on level six of the library drawn in salt to summon long-dead sprits back to Earth, so what? The offender must not continue to practice the sin; repentance includes acknowledgment of the sin and cessation of it, turning from it (1 Cor.5:11; Gal.5:21; Col.3:8,9; Matt.3:8), The offender must also accept any criminal penalty the law imposes (Rom.13:4; 1 Pet.2:13-20). pic by Lee J Haywood . Well, so am I. There should be complete fairness and no favouritism (Deut.1:17; Mark 12:14). Get over it. Get over yourself! So, You’re Offended. this WebMD article. A person (or church) failing to forgive a repentant sinner will suffer from the ongoing refusal of God to forgive them. Honestly, she wouldn’t be going … Oh, so you're offended? I don’t derive my being from what you think of me. Comedy is not criminal. where you just might get. I’m offended by lots of things all the time and nobody cares. I'm not racist, my shadow is black. When you're offended, you are responding to an event that is disproportionate to reality. If we fail to forgive, we expose ourselves to God not forgiving us and not cleansing us. Oh so you're offended by BLACK LIVES MATTER Recently in America we have been having issues with the killing of UNARMED African American citizens. You're offended? These day, though, people seem to be offended by the smallest things: A picture on facebook, someone criticizing your views, a stranger being… Saturday at 9:53 PM #64 I think I'm fairly flirty so women tend to accurately infer that I'm straight. And when we are offended, one of two things may happen. I understand that life doesn’t always go our way. It makes me want to … 4. an opposing view. I do not mean to minimize the pain of those who have been physically or mentally abused by another. Sometimes others will say and do things we don’t like. 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