Hate The Sin, Love The Sinner

Jesus Hates Sin
Photo: John Henderson, Flickr
I hate when you look at your horoscope, but I love you.
(Deuteronomy 18:14)
I hate when you are overweight and still keep eating unhealthy junk food, but I love you.
(Proverbs 23:2)
I hate when you eat a rare steak or a pulled pork sandwich, but I love you.
(Genesis 9:4, Leviticus 3:17, Leviticus 11:7-8)
I hate when you don’t take a day to rest and worship the Lord, but I love you.
(Exodus 20:8-11)
I hate when you buy the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, but I love you.
(Matthew 5:28)
I hate when you have more than a few beers, but I love you.
(1 Corinthians 6:10)
I hate when you buy the latest Playstation because you saw your neighbor’s, but I love you.
(Exodus 20:17)
I hate it when you say, “God damn it!”, but I love you.
(Exodus 20:7)
I hate when you talk badly about your parents, but I love you.
(Exodus 20:12)
I hate when you don’t love others exactly how Jesus loves us, but I love you.
(John 15:12)
I can hate a lot of sins and love you anyway. But, DON’T tell me it’s okay to hate someone’s eye color, skin color, height, sexual orientation, shoe size, or anything else based in genetics. Only God has control of these matters.
And I will not hate what God creates.

Comments

  1. Laura Ann Klein says

    I think the majority of Christians don't espouse or spread hateful language and ideas. It's just unfortunate mass media seizes upon the very loud but tiny minority of those who practice hateful speech.

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