Sent: 30/08/2016 07:24
To: Manique mendis
Cc: Peter Morrison, et al
Subject: Re: Greetings from Manique Mendis
I acknowledge receiving your vindictive e mail this morning. You've had a hard night! I notice in it several inaccurate interpretations of recent events. I notice in it a strong spirit of sarcasm, and I note it is written for the sole purpose of reviling my fellow labourer before the whole church.
The verse that came to my mind after reading your missive was what our Lord and Master said "Blessed are ye when men shall revile and persecute you and say all manner of evil against you falsely for my sake. Rejoice and be exceeding glad for great is your reward in Heaven; for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you."
There is no blessing for the one who reviles, the reviler, but the blessing is for the reviled.
One with the spirit of a little child would never write in such a manner as I have read this morning. The fundamentals of our Christian life are humility and truthfulness and forgiveness. Let us take ourselves back to these lest all we have built into our testimony crumble to eternal destruction.
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