Monthly Archives: August 2018

Scripture Sunday: John 15:13

John 15:8–16:6—Persecution. Some instruction to the disciples about persecution. •Hatred of the world: this includes the certainty of the hatred (if Christ was hated they would be hated); and the cause of the hatred (the world hates those who testify against it—godly teaching does not go over well with the world). •Harm from the world: a bad attitude will be followed by bad actions. Hatred is followed by harm. This harm involves the action of killing (the world will kill many of God’s people) and the attitude in killing (their twisted minds will think they are doing God service to kill these people—Muslims think this way in killing Christians). –Butler’s Daily Bible Reading