Teachings of Hate

         Does God hate anyone, scripture says He did, however if a friend, a teacher (of scripture), or prophet should say to you, hate these Muslim people because of their Islamic faith, then you are being taught in error and the teaching is not from our God. These instead are the teachings from false teacher's or prophet's, perhaps misled or false brethren, their words come from the false god and the servants of the false god. Their words are deception, their purpose is to divide, their words lead astray those seeking the true God. Listen instead to Gods inspired word, pray to God for spiritual discernment, follow instead the teaching of Holy Spirit. The spirit of Satan has found strong followers among the leaders of this nation and around the world, the spirit of delusion as a result has cast it's pale over the people of many nations.

         Here is beginning in the teaching of the Lord, Matt 5:43-48 "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 sons 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? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that? Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect." Understand it is the mature in the Lord who will understand what the Lord has commanded in 'praying for your enemy'. Even the babe in the Lord should understand this does not mean we enter into or provide assent or consent of evil, but calls for prayer in the will of the Lord that turns men from evil if possible.

         There is a difference that needs be understood, Matthew speaks of 'persecution' as a thing negative in nature that may be innocent or from ignorance believed, but certainly yet possible to find resolution and healing. Here certainly a misunderstanding or emotional error is not as serious as intentional hate with purpose to destroy. This being entirely different than the command in Eph 5:10-11 "Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them." In this verse darkness is being both served and intended, about this we must always guard against with discernment. However the verse clearly ends with the command to expose hate and evil that leads to death. Exposing evil does not mean this comes from an evil heart, the lesson concerning an evil heart is described in Mark 7:20-22 "For from within, out of men's hearts, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly," instead we are instructed in example the Archangel Michael arguing with Satan over Moses body, Michael with power and authority saying "the Lord rebuke you." From this we may understand the difference between persecution and attacks purposely evil, how we must be certain it is the evil being judged and exposed.

         Your God Jehovah does not want you to do evil, nor does He ask you to find comfort in the unstable state of your enemy, the Lord describes this in Prov 24:17-18 "Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when he stumbles, do not let your heart rejoice, or the LORD will see and disapprove and turn his wrath away from him." Nor does the Lord want you to take revenge or use slanderous vengeance, as described in Rom 12:17-19 "Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God's wrath, for it is written: "It is mine to avenge; I will repay," says the Lord."

         It is God who will meet out justice, it is God who will avenge not in cruelty but justly, instead we are told in Matt 22:37-40 "Jesus replied: "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments." Instead the Lord has told us that this is the time of redemption, instead the Lord tells us about an enemy in Luke 6:35-36 "But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful."

         Our Lord teaches that we follow His example, we are told to follow what He has commanded in Rom 13:8-10 "The commandments, "Do not commit adultery," "Do not murder," "Do not steal," "Do not covet," and whatever other commandment there may be, are summed up in this one rule: "Love your neighbor as yourself." Love does no harm to its neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law." God is love, we are warned not to live without His wisdom and nature, described in 1 Cor 13:1-3 "If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give all I possess to the poor and surrender my body to the flames, but have not love, I gain nothing."

         Do what God commands, by the very nature of the living God, of this we are admonished in 1 Cor 13:4-7 "Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres." Here the Lord is not placing us in bondage, but to the contrary, His teaching fulfills need out of His abundance as described in 2 Cor 8:13-15 "Our desire is not that others might be relieved while you are hard pressed, but that there might be equality. At the present time your plenty will supply what they need, so that in turn their plenty will supply what you need. Then there will be equality, as it is written: "He who gathered much did not have too much, and he who gathered little did not have too little."

         We are not to be as the rebellious, those who live apart from God and do not know God, in end times described in 2 Tim 3:1-5 "But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God- having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with them." Warning of these end days in 2 Tim 3:12-13 "In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted, while evil men and imposters will go from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived."

         This is the will of God, as He gives good council in 2 Tim 2:22-26 "Flee the evil desires of youth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. Don't have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels. And the Lord's servant must not quarrel; instead, he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. Those who oppose him he must gently instruct, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth, and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will."

         There is power and authority for those serving the will of the Lord, as described in Acts 13:7-12 "But Elymas the sorcerer (for that is what his name means) opposed them and tried to turn the proconsul from the faith. Then Saul, who was also called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit, looked straight at Elymas and said, "You are a child of the devil and an enemy of everything that is right! You are full of all kinds of deceit and trickery. Will you never stop perverting the right ways of the Lord? Now the hand of the Lord is against you. You are going to be blind, and for a time you will be unable to see the light of the sun." Immediately mist and darkness came over him, and he groped about, seeking someone to lead him by the hand."

         Then again remember that we are not to repay evil with evil, but heed Gods word Rom 12:17-21 "Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God's wrath, for it is written: "It is mine to avenge; I will repay," says the Lord. On the contrary: "If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head." Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good." Also, worship God, and serve Him only, as admonished in James 4:4-8 "You adulterous people, don't you know that friendship with the world is hatred toward God? Anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God. Or do you think Scripture says without reason that the spirit he caused to live in us envies intensely? But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble." Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you."

         Our Lord is able to do all that He has promised, yet we also must find a relationship with the Lord, this will be an active relationship of obedience described in Matt 19:21 "Jesus answered, "If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me." The day of judgment is at hand, the vengeance of the Lord is near. Those who have stored the word of God in their heart will not be taken by surprise, knowing instead the signs of the times as described in 2 Peter 3:10-13 "But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything in it will be laid bare. Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives as you look forward to the day of God and speed its coming. That day will bring about the destruction of the heavens by fire, and the elements will melt in the heat. But in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, the home of righteousness."

         Do not follow false teaching, instead become as wise as the serpent, but as innocent as the dove, for this is commanded by God. Many church today are little more that social clubs, with teaching's that tickle the ear, the purpose of which is to lead you astray. The greatest teacher is the Holy Spirit, and we have the inspired word of God, test every spirit (word) against the word of God. The word is spiritually discerned, ask God to give life to His word, seek the Lord for wisdom and knowledge. If you instead attend a church that is without the appointed leaders, those not teaching the new man who is the new spiritual man, then you are in danger of false teaching. Unless the body of believers are reaching unity and maturity in faith, then you are in danger of being led astray. Pray to God for understanding, and then eat of the word of God, store the word in your heart. Heed Gods warning, that in the end days the love of most will grow cold, look around and see the signs of the time.

         Here is a word of warning for the immature believer even if unaware of misleading within (some) churches and by the leader of such a church. Perhaps you have become aware vaguely of spiritual unease within the church you now attend or are thinking of attending. Here is warning by Christ, a warning certainly pertaining to this time within many churches and regarding their leaders.
(Mat 24:5 KJV) For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.
(Mark 13:6 KJV) For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.
(Luke 21:8 KJV) And he said, Take heed that ye be not deceived: for many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and the time draweth near: go ye not therefore after them.
Christ said He is the anointed one, and we the body of His Church are the body of Christ. The church (of believers with a leader) is the body of Christ, some the true body, and some the anti-Christ or false Christ (meaning false church and/or church leader).
In the end days there will be many false churches with anti-Christ leaders, within these churches will be much false teaching and prophecy, and they will lead even the elect (true church body) astray, if possible.
Here is good advice, have nothing to do with such evil, not only leave such, but rather expose them.    
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