Friday, April 5, 2019

Be Benevolent


Be careful when reading scripture.

Translations and differences in translations can make a difference in understanding.

Love written in Greek is more restrictive.  Love in love (agapan) thy enemy translated from Greek  is continued benevolence.

You should have goodwill toward everyone.  In other words, be the bigger person.

Do not hate.  But take care, do not let someone abuse you either.  

Just because someone hate and view you as an enemy, doesn't mean you view that person as an enemy.

However, benevolence does not mean you have to take any gruff or any abuse.

If injured or attacked, you can and should defend yourself .  



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