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Burning Enemies Up With Loving-kindness

Proverbs 25:21-22 (KJV) If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink: For thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and Jehovah shall reward thee.

I was taught in Sunday school to love my enemies as myself, but that message was different in grown-up church.

No one deserves divine retribution for anything. If people did deserve punishment for things they did, then all humanity would be guilty and worthy of going to hell forever. People are one race; either they get saved as one race, or they get destroyed as one race.

Christianity has made itself out to be humanity’s enemy. Christianity has almost 2.1 billion Christians out of 8 billion humans on the earth. Christianity believes in one form or another that the rest of humanity is either going to hell or out of God’s grace. That means that Christianity believes that at least 5.9 billion fellow humans are slated to be thrown into hell by its god.

According to Christianity, Hell is an eternal place of fiery torment where non-Christians will be sent to suffer forever for not becoming Christians. Therefore, Christianity tasks Christians with the mission of saving people from going to hell with such slogans as “Onward Christian Soldiers!”

Christianity is at war with humanity. Christianity seeks to conquer the world for Christ using whatever means it can. One tactic it excels at is hurting people with its empty theologies. It loves debating people to shame them.

How can the rest of humanity deal with these aggressors? How to handle enemies? Let’s love our enemies. For some, that may not be an option, but neither is religion, especially not Christianity. So, once again, let’s Love our enemies.┬áIf we do, we’ll make a more significant impact than we would with bibles and bombs.