Matthew 5:43-48 - The Sermon On The Mount: Love For Enemies

43 You have heard that it has been said, You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy. 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you; 45 That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven: for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. 46 For if you love them who love you, what reward have you? do not even the tax collectors the same? 47 And if you greet your brethren only, what do you more than others? do not even the tax collectors so? 48 Be you therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.