They loved their enemies true stories of African Christians by Marian Hostetler

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Published by Herald Press in Scottdale, Pa .

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Book details

StatementMarian Hostetler.
SeriesPeace and justice series ;, 3
LC ClassificationsBT736.6 .H67 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination102 p. ;
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2399631M
ISBN 100836134567
LC Control Number87029696

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But if you love your enemies, you will discover that at the very root of love is the. This is a love story like no other: Elinor Powell was an African American nurse in the U.S. military during World War II; Frederick Albert was a soldier in Hitler’s army, captured by the Allies and shipped to a prisoner-of-war camp in the Arizona desert.

Like most other black nurses, Elinor pulled a second-class assignment, in a dusty, sun-baked—and segregated—Western town. "They who can pray for their enemies can accomplish the rest" (Weiss, 'Life,' ).

Thus to pray is to come very near to the spirit of Christ (cf. Luke ; Acts ). As a modern example: "Some persons had never had a particular place in my prayers, but for the injuries they have done to me" (Burkitt, ' Diary,' in Ford, on ver.

It means loving people in spite of their personalities, habits, and faults. Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble.

(1 Peter ) Jesus helped us understand this when he told his followers to love their enemies and to pray for those who persecuted them. “The very people who said they wanted to protect me then passed this on to people who wanted to harm me.” “They didn’t just want to survive Day X, they wanted to kill their enemies,” he.

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(2) For men shall be lovers of their own selvesHofmann and others have attempted to portion out these vices into groups.

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[2] These quotes reveal that Jesus was addressing a real issue – hatred in the heart. So when Jesus commanded His listeners to love their enemies, they must have been very surprised. But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.

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Instead, they continued to love their enemies and to share the message of reconciliation with all who would listen. The Encyclopedia of Religion and War states: “The earliest followers of Jesus rejected war and military service,” recognizing these practices as “incompatible with the love ethic of Jesus and the injunction to love one’s.

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Shen is coming. They still feel justified in despising their enemies. Yet Jesus states very clearly: "Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you" (Matthew.

Inspired by Buddhist philosophy, this book introduces us to the four kinds of enemies we encounter in life: the outer enemy, people, institutions, and situations that mean to harm us; the inner enemy, anger, hatred, fear, and other destructive emotions; the secret enemy, self-obsession that isolates us from others; and the super-secret enemy, deep-seated self-loathing that prevents us from Reviews:   is here, as you might have already figured out.

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It addresses how the original audience was to deal with their enemies, their homeland, and their privileges and responsibilities as God's covenant people. The more you love God the more you will have a love for others around you.

We have heard it said of some people that they are so heavenly minded that they are no earthly good. The truth is that if the person were honestly in love with God and His Word then they would have more love for their.

The men strapped their weapons to their sides and worked with their weapons where they could instantly get their hands on them. If the trumpet blew, they would all stop working and prepare for war. Nehemiah "And I said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, The work [is] great and large, and we are separated.

It will harm their enemies and open up a whole new set of opportunities for Israel and the United States to work with Lebanese people, who are not their enemies, to the benefit of all concerned.

Enemies in Love is not really a “romance,” it is a non-fiction book about the slow integration of the country and the issues surrounding it, and how those issues swirled around one particular couple, Elinor and Frederick, a black nurse and a German POW who met at a POW camp during WWII. It is amazing, and sometimes really heartbreaking, and.

Arthur C. Brooks opens Love Your Enemies with a personal anecdote about a speech he gave to conservative activists in New Hampshire. Brooks is president of the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative Washington, D.C., think tank, so the audience for the speech was “an ideological home-field crowd” for him.

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Love for one’s enemy even extended to his animal. It may come as a surprise that some specific teachings on showing love toward enemies appear only in the Old Testament.

The Wisdom books warn hearers not to rejoice when enemies face disaster (e.g., Prov ; Job ; cf. Oba ). Proverbs—and we have to remember that these were. “Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you.” (Luke ) There are two main reasons why Christians should love their enemies and do good to them.

One is that it reveals something of the way God is. God is merciful. He makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. (Matthew ). There’s the love for your fellow human beings — and this is the love I mean.

Have you ever felt non-sexual, non-romantic love for another person who is not a family member or a very close friend. Maybe they did something really nice for you or another person.

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Enemies appeared in in The Jewish Daily Forward. It is a measure of Singer's strength that he is able to utilize what is essentially a familiar farcical situation — a man married to three wives — to scour the empty room of one human soul pursued by the echoes of real and terrible enemies.D.

Jesus’ Command of Enemy Love as a Sign of the Kingdom 86 III. Jesus’ Command of Enemy Love and the Law 89 A. Non-Resistance (Mt –42) vs the Lex Talionis (Ex ) 89 B. Enemy Love (Mt par Lk) vs Neighbor Love (Lev ) 91 C.

Abolition vs Continuation of the Law 95 4 The Use and Meaning of Jesus’ Command of Enemy Love in. Although it is natural and usual to love those who love us and to do good to those who do good to us (Mt ; Lk ), to love our enemies is distasteful to our nature.

One can say that it isn't in our power but is an attitude that can only be the fruit of grace, given by the Holy Spirit.

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