Weekly Devotion: Embarrass Your Enemies

…and if anyone forces you to go one mile, go also the second mile. – Matthew 5:41b

In ancient Rome, a soldier could grab you and force you to carry their gear for a mile. This was called “impressment”.

Color me not impressed.

Could you imagine a member of some occupying force throwing their backpack in your lap and saying, “let’s go, punk”? They’re the one with all the power in this scenario, so how could you refuse?

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