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    The Immorality of Private Revenge Pt. 2

    Jesus eliminated the Old Testament allowances for private revenge by redeeming the land of Israel and the sins of the whole world through the shedding of his blood.  He replaced the principle of blood vengeance with forgiveness, as seen in the verses from Matthew.  The New Testament is clear that private revenge is morally wrong.

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    The Immorality Of Private Revenge Pt. 1

    Revenge is a kind of wild justice; which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out. For as for the first wrong, it doth but offend the law; but the revenge of that wrong putteth the law out of office. Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior…