Tuesday, April 14, 2009

For all the haters out there...

I think all the haters out there need to be reminded of some scripture...
If anyone boasts, "I love God," and goes right on hating his brother or sister, thinking nothing of it, he is a liar. If he won't love the person he can see, how can he love the God he can't see? The command we have from Christ is blunt: Loving God includes loving people. You've got to love both.
1 John 4:20-21 (The Message)
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If anyone says, "I love God," yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen. And he has given us this command: Whoever loves God must also love his brother.
1 John 4:20-21 (New International Version)

You don't have to always agree with your brother or sister... but the least you can do is show love and give them the respect they deserve as your brother or sister.

I know God loves me... and through this love I give back to Him... and give out to my neighbours, including my enemies.

So yeah... to all the haters out there... so sure of your narrow interpretation of God and His word... I'll leave you with this: who is your brother or sister? who is your neighbour? who is your enemy? and what binds them all together..?

Love... YOUR love.

1 comment:

Angus Mathie said...

I agree, Thomas.


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