Hope

December 2015

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The events in Paris, the shootings and suicide bombers, have really shook people to the core. The language of the politicians tends to add fuel to people`s fear. How should we as Christians react? Do we, ‘pray that we may be delivered from wicked and evil men’, (2 Thess 3:2). Or act in a different way? Peter wrote, ‘Do not repay evil with evil’ (1 Pet 3:9), but does this only apply to our dealings with Christians? Jesus said, ‘Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you’ (Matt 5:44), but it is hard to love those who dish out murder and mayhem. Read the rest of this entry »