Love Your Enemies

Here in Mt 5. 43-48, Jesus says.

You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor, and hate your enemy.'

But I tell you this: Love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you.

In this way you show that you are children of your Father in heaven!

He makes His sun rise on people whether they are good or evil! He lets rain fall on them whether they are just or unjust!

If you love only those who love you, do you deserve a reward? Even the tax collectors do that!

Are you doing anything remarkable if you welcome only your friends? Everyone does that!

That is why you must be mature in your relationships, just as is your Father in Heaven!.