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Jesus explains how the principle of an "eye for an eye" prompts us to think about our rights as Kingdom citizens in a way that isn't natural to mankind. We are to be those who value what's best for the Kingdom higher than our personal rights.
Jesus uses the example of making oaths to illustrate the fact that true kingdom righteousness recognizes God to be our supreme audience, in whose view we live our lives.
Jesus uses an example of divorce and remarriage in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:31-32) to depict an aspect of true Kingdom righteousness, but it's such an important topic that we need to pause in order to understand our Lord's view of what marriage is.
How can we give thanks to the Lord? How do we call upon his name? How can we make his deeds known among the peoples?
The prospect of our future glory leaves us with present reasons to have courage in the face of our sufferings.
Paul contends for the fact that our present suffering is not worthy to even be compared to the glory that will be revealed. If this is true, our perspective on the trials of this life should filter through the lens of God's good purposes for future glory.