How do you usually respond when someone hurts, offends, or makes you angry?
Love for Enemies
43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Luke 23:33-34 New International Version
33 When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him there, along with the criminals—one on his right, the other on his left. 34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.”[a] And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.
What are the risks of trying to love our enemies?
What are the benefits of loving our enemies?
Why do you think Jesus tells us to pray for our enemies?
What’s one thing you can do this week to love an “enemy”?
Abide with us, reign in us, and remake this world for your divine majesty, through Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. AMEN
"(Name) you are a beloved Child of God."