Luke 7:36-8:3 or 7:36-50
One of the most fascinating and best-known facts in the Mahatma Gandhi story is Gandhi’s great admiration for the teachings of Jesus. Gandhi once said, “The man to whom I owe the most, the man to whom India owes the most, is a man who never set foot in India — and that man is Jesus.” Gandhi was especially interested in Jesus’ teachings in the Sermon on the Mount, particularly those portions of the Sermon having to do with non-violent resistance to evil. Gandhi’s great admiration for Jesus as teacher had a tremendous impact on the history of India and the history of the world, as we know. Yet, Gandhi never became a Christian. He knew in his heart that…
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