Monday, June 27, 2011

Loving our enemies

Good thoughts from John Piper this morning on loving our enemies: It’s Now or Never: Love Your Enemies . Here is a snippet:

Today is the day God has appointed to love our enemies. Either we will do it in this life, or we will never do it. But Jesus commands it to be done. It is a revelation of his glory in this world. Loving our enemies is one of the good deeds people see and give glory to God (Matthew 5:16). It is an echo of his cross (Ephesians 4:32). This is the only world where this demonstration of God’s glory can happen.
Loving our enemies is not optional.

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