If Your Right Hand Offends You  (10/10/2013)

"And if your right hand is a cause of trouble to you, let it be cut off and put it away from you; because it is better to undergo the loss of one part, than for all your body to go into hell." - Matthew 5:20; Basic English Bible

I don't WANT my right hand to be cut off. I'd miss it. Heck, I'm a software developer: I'm pretty sure that would make my career quite difficult. I'd miss that hand. Mourn its loss, for certain; wish I didn't have to lose it, in the first place.

but the body is FAR more important. Remember that movie James Franco made last year, about the hiker who cut off his own appendage to survive?

I can understand that choice. Painful, yes. Regrettable, most definitely.

But necessary?

HELL, yes.....

I can understand losing the hand.

What I CAN'T understand is the Hand that wishes the rest of the body would DIE in order that it could remain, or the Hand, once cast away, fabricating lies about the body being sickly and diseased in a feeble attempt to convince its fingers that being cast away was for ITS survival, and was ITS idea...

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