Tag Archives: Haters

Psalm 129 – Persecution and God’s Protection

We are pushed into God’s protective shelter by the words of Psalm 129.  No fear, yet full confidence in our Lord and Saviour.  Although we will have trouble in this world, God has overcome this world and all trouble in … Continue reading

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Cheek Turning Response

Do not be surprised if the world doesn’t respond with love and affection for you as a Jesus follower.  Expect people’s response to be based conditionally upon whether you are behaving the way they want you to.  And keep loving … Continue reading

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Evil, Insult, and Love

Tit for tat.  Eye for an eye.  Tooth for a tooth.  That’s our default preset many times.  We are challenged today to repay evil with good.  Ahh… the rubber is meeting the road today.  God says our job is to … Continue reading

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Hated in Good Company

Jesus loved the people the world rejected, and for this he was despised by the rulers of the day.  Rejected himself.   Pharisees hated him because he challenged their assumptions and behaviour.  And now today the Pharisees claim him as their … Continue reading

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Haters

Sometimes we do things which draw scorn – even hatred.  And sometimes, these things are related to our faith.  I’m not talking about people hating us because we are knobs…  if that happens we probably deserve what we get.  Self-righteousness … Continue reading

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