Duties To Enemies
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"BUT IF YOUR ENEMY IS HUNGRY, FEED HIM, AND IF HE IS THIRSTY, GIVE HIM A DRINK; FOR IN SO DOING YOU WILL HEAP BURNING COALS ON HIS HEAD."
"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
"If you meet your enemy's ox or his donkey wandering away, you shall surely return it to him.
and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure;
not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.
If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; And if he is thirsty, give him water to drink;
"But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
when we are slandered, we try to conciliate; we have become as the scum of the world, the dregs of all things, even until now.
'And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
Then Peter came and said to Him, "Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?"
"Be on your guard! If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.
"You have heard that it was said, 'YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR and hate your enemy.'
"Have I rejoiced at the extinction of my enemy, Or exulted when evil befell him?
Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, And do not let your heart be glad when he stumbles;
Never take your own revenge, beloved, but leave room for the wrath of God, for it is written, "VENGEANCE IS MINE, I WILL REPAY," says the Lord.
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