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When Jesus calls us to love our enemies, we might wonder what that really means in practice. Surely, we’re not to get all warm and fuzzy when we think about those who seek to hurt us. That’s our culture’s view of romantic love, not the kind of robust, challenging love envisioned by Jesus, a love that is more about action than about feelings. But what sorts of action embody a love for our enemies?

Jesus gives several specific examples in Luke 6:27-36. In verse 28, for example, he says: “Bless those who curse you.” To bless, in this instance, means to speak well of someone or to speak kindly to that person. Perhaps there is someone in your place of work who is spreading false rumors about you in order to advance above you. How will you respond? According to Jesus, not by retaliating. Rather, you are to love this “enemy” by speaking well of him, even when his back is turned. Or, when you see her, you should address her politely and graciously.

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