Jesus instructed, "To him who strikes you on the cheek, offer also the other; and from him who takes away your cloak, don't withhold your coat also." - Luke 6:29
Followers of Jesus are to act altruistically, looking out for others more than ourselves. Yes, we get screwed over, but that's not the point. We need to show the unconditional love for others that God has shown for us.
Jesus said, "By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another."
If we are so loved by God that He sent His Son for us, why should we not do the same? We must do for others what we would want them to do for us.
> But God commends his own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. - Romans 5:8
If Jesus showed the ultimate act of love for us when we were still evil, how much more should we do even lesser acts of love for others?
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