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Love Thy Enemy - A Different Perspective - March 26

  • 2020 Mar 26

Love Thy Enemy

by Berni Dymet

Luke 6:27,28 But I say to you that listen, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.

In a world that’s far from perfect – we all have enemies. Question is – what do you do with them?

So – how do you treat your enemies? Détente? Avoidance? All out war? They’re all pretty natural responses. But have you ever noticed how they don’t seem to resolve anything? They don’t seem to release us from the conflict. 

Jesus said some really odd things. I mean … really. And one of the strangest things was that we should love our enemies; that rather than hating them, we should show them mercy and that we should pray for them and bless them.

Well, that’s easier said than done. 

But I’ve thought a bit about it – even tried it a few times. And as odd – as counterintuitive as  “love thy enemy” really is ... this is going to sound weird but – it’s the only thing I’ve ever discovered that actually works. 

Sometimes the enemy changes. Sometimes they don’t. But when I love my enemy … it changes me. And that … that’s what sets me free.


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