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Reply by : moses2006
9 Feb 2007 4:04:22 PM
God created all things. God's only enemy is "sin" And God does not love this enemy because that would violate His Holiness. God did not create sin, but men choose sin. God loves men, but hates the sin.
Reply by : servetus
11 Feb 2007 10:47:51 PM
george p. koshy...you are judging me...only God can judge...you can not say what i clearly am if you do not know me. welcome to the internet.
varghese...if i have a question why do i have to share thoughts?my intention is to have my questions answered with a biblical basis not one that comes from man. that is a truely fair rule because i have lots of questions and God only knows how much time.
moses you bring a good point im suprise no one here question you on your name yet...if jesus taught us to love our enemies (and hate sin) am i right in saying that God even loves those who are in hell?
Reply by : bejoyaranmula
11 Feb 2007 11:41:35 PM
God does love all the men on earth. But he hates sin. Thats why he has given us a time period till his second coming to beleive in him and withdraw from sin. You are given a choice to beleive or not to beleive in him. Its up to you to be a part of the heven or a part of hell. So thats what i could understand from the bible that the lord will not love the one's who chose to be the part of hell.But his wish is that every body should become a god's child (jonh 3:16). Not the child of Dirty saiten. If anybody has any other openion please tell me.
Reply by : thomasdelhi
12 Feb 2007 12:16:38 AM
Yes God love enemies. Since God is love he can not hate. See one example at the cross. He had no complaints against anybody. He hate none. Does that mean those people escaped the consequences of the sin they had committed? All those who are enemies of God will perish likewise.
At the same time remember one thief got the opportunity to receive the grace, though this grace was available to everybody present there. God is love and he will forgive every sinner provided he repent.
Now who are the enemies? Those who rebel/disobey God are his enemies - those who do not accept God's authoritiy and they are called sinners. However, God love them and see them understand the truth and come back. Likewise we being God's children also love sinners but that does not mean we agree/approve the sinful nature.
due to time constraint I am not able to provide scriptures at the moment.
Reply by : servetus
13 Feb 2007 12:06:29 AM
john5 your post was corny. you should read up on how to be funnier if you want to crack jokes at me. the question was a serious question, glad you didnt have the heart to reply seriously...i see what works within you and its not love.