Love Your Enemy

Jesus said “love your neighbor.” Wanting clarification, someone asked him “who is my neighbor?” In reply, Jesus told a story about one of the most hated people in that society…the story we know now as “The Good Samaritan.” In the deeply polarized state of American public opinion today, let the followers of Jesus lead the way in loving…

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. If you love those who love you, what reward will you get?”