Posts Tagged ‘ Harm ’

VerseD: Matthew 5:43-44

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you”

Matthew 5:43‭-‬44, ESV

We know we have God’s love when we can love like Him, when we can love those who insult and threaten us, even those who have harmed us.

VerseD: 1 Peter 3:13

Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good?

1 Peter 3:13, ESV

We expect persecution and mocking if we follow Christ, but the worst they can do is kill us. If we die, we join Christ in glory.

VerseD: Romans 13:10

Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

Romans 13:10, ESV

We strive to do what is best for our neighbors (anyone). The world tries to say it means no pain, but sometimes what is best comes through pain: like hearing you are in need of salvation.

VerseD: 1 Peter 3:13

Now who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good?
1 Peter 3:13, ESV

Our priorities should be based on God’s goodness and all things good (according to their nature or purpose).
Then we have a defense and clear conscience as we seek to glorify God.