We should Love . . . What?!?

6a015436acac28970c01901cdaf0ae970bAnd if the Devil doesn’t like it he can sit on a tack

From a very young age, we learn that Satan is our enemy, even satirizing him in the songs we sing, or the cartoons we watch:

But if the Devil’s in the way
We will roll right over him!

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus said, “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, that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? And if you greet only your own people, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that? Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect” (Matthew 5:43-48 ESV).

Jesus called us out to love our enemies, even men such as Adolf Hitler or the members of ISIS. Therefore, I ask this–does this mean that we called out to love Lucifer?

Please, do not misinterpret me, Satan is our enemy (Mtt. 13:39), Continue reading