Praying for the Enemy

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BECAUSE GOD INTENDS OUR ENEMIES TO BE OUR ALLIES and friends someday, Jesus insists that we pray for them. Such universalism is a challenge to any age. People find it far easier to write off individuals, even whole groups, as evil than to maintain a sense that we’re all in this together and need to work out differences.

– Robert Corin Morris
Provocative Grace: The Challenge in Jesus’ Words

(via Upper Room Daily Reflections)

I don’t think it’s ever easy.  But that’s the least  some of us can or are willing to do.  It’s not the end, but a start. Enough said for now.


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man of one wife, father of four kids

One thought on “Praying for the Enemy

  1. Encik Dua Sen

    Found the following quote in a book:

    -Pray for your enemy that he serve God-
    =Orchot Tzadikim=

    source: Jewish New Testament Commentary by David H. Stern, pg30

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