What does this mean: "If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen." 1 John 4:20. The Bible was written for everyone.
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I think the "cut it off and throw it away" was an admonition to make sure both hands are right. It's just a matter of doing the right thing. To prefer cutting the hand off to making it right would show defiance and unwillingness to do right.
Ah! So you have that mother-in-law experience eh?
Thank you for your kind words Kievi! Unfortunately we all speak from the heart and that is quite revealing.