Bullying And Its Effect On Children

1072 Words Aug 10th, 2014 5 Pages
There are many non-violent ways in which a Christian should respond to any type of bullying. These can include physical bullying, social bullying, cyberbullying and many more. Bullying is the act of intentionally harming others through harassment, assault or manipulation. Source A is an example of how a student had been bullied in grade school. When they got to a bigger school called Junior High, they had less chance to interact. One day that student had come to the cafeteria where the other student was eating lunch. Unexpectedly, he came over and started punching the other student on the arm. That student had enough of him and stood up for himself by taking the other student and pushing him back up against the wall telling him to never touch me again. He never did. There are a number of reasons for the Christian approach to bullying using the bible passages of John, Matthew and Luke.

One way in which a Christian should respond to bullying in the area or active non violence is by supporting faith and truthfulness. 22 When Jesus said this, one of the officials nearby slapped him in the face. “Is this the way you answer the high priest?” he demanded. 23 “If I said something wrong,” Jesus replied, “testify as to what is wrong. But if I spoke the truth, why did you strike me?”(John 18:22-23). In John 18:22-23, Jesus was being bullied by an officer and he countered with a question. "When he had said these things, one of the officers standing by struck Jesus with his hand,…
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