Stop Hating And Learn How To Love!

What do you need to stop hating?Please contact us if you have questions or if you need some encouragement.

I am guilty of hatred like anyone else, and for that, I ask God’s forgiveness. It is a heavy burden to carry, knowing that harboring hate in our hearts can sever our connection with God. But fear not, for I have found peace in the teachings of the Lord. His word tells me that I may not hate others without facing dire consequences; consequences even God himself will not forgive easily. Thus, I realized it was time to stop hating and start embracing love. Easier said than done, you might think. Yet, as I leaned on the Lord for his unwavering strength and guidance, my heart began to transform slowly but surely. So hear me now when I say: you can do the same!

We all bear within us a sinful nature; it is what makes us human after all – flawed yet capable of great change. At some point in our lives, each one of us has felt hatred toward someone or something undeserving of such anger. But therein lies the beauty of salvation through Jesus Christ – He offers to wash away these sins plaguing our souls and replace them with healing waters of love and compassion. We need to learn how to treat others with love? Keep in mind we all have a sinful nature which is why we all hated someone at some point in life. That is why we need to have Jesus as our Lord and Savior so He can wash our sins away. I encourage you to figure out what you need to stop hating, and with God’s help, stop! ~ Bill Greguska


Matthew 5:43-44  You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.  But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.




Stop Hating And Start Loving Someone You Don’t Like!


Positive And Negative About Hatred?

There are positive and negative things concerning hatred. It is good to hate those things that God hates. Let those who love the Lord hate evil” (Psalm 97:10a). Indeed, the closer we walk with the Lord, the more conscious we will be of sin, both within ourselves and our surroundings. The more we understand God’s attributes and love His character, the more we will be like Him, and the more we will hate those things that are contrary to Him and His will.

However, the hatred that is directed against others is what is sinful. The Lord mentions hatred in the Sermon on the Mount: “But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment” (Matthew 5:22). The Lord commands that not only should we be reconciled with our brother before we go before the Lord, but also that we do it quickly (Matthew 5:23-26). Murder is certainly condemned, but hatred is a “heart” sin, and any hateful thought or act is an act of murder in God’s eyes. How many people who believe in God live for years pretending that everything is fine, putting on an act, but in reality hating fellow believers and others.

Hatred is an acid or poison that destroys us from within, producing great bitterness that eats away at our hearts and minds. Falling into the trap of hatred is why the Bible tells us not to let a “root of bitterness” spring up in our hearts (Hebrews 12:15). Let us be careful to do what the Lord commands and keep short accounts with everyone about everything, no matter how small, and the Lord will be faithful to forgive, as He has promised (1 John 1:9; 1 John 2:1).





How to Stop Hating

If you seem to be a person who holds grudges and has hatred in your heart, it is wise to take this to the Lord in prayer. You need to focus on all of the good things in your life, as well as on appreciating what other people have to offer. You can make a real effort to stop hating and to open yourself up to the love and understanding that God requires us to have. (1 John 4:20)  Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.



Some Specific Scriptures To Encourage You:

Romans 13:4 ESV 

For he is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, an avenger who carries out God’s wrath on the wrongdoer.

Matthew 26:52-54 ESV 

Then Jesus said to him, “Put your sword back into its place. For all who take the sword will perish by the sword. Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels? But how then should the Scriptures be fulfilled, that it must be so?”

Psalm 46:1 ESV 

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV 

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Matthew 5:38-39 ESV

“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.


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