Date: January 19, 2020 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 37 |

Genesis 37

“Others may hate you. But those who hate don’t win, unless you hate them back. And then, you destroy yourself.” – Richard Nixon

“Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.” - George Washington Carver

I John 2:9
I John 3:11-12

Helpful thoughts on Joseph:

  • Coat of many colors
  • The sharer of dreams

I. Why we hate?

  • We have a sinful nature

II. How not to deal with hate?

  • Do unto others first
  • Maligning someone’s reputation

III. How to Biblically deal with hate?

  • What to avoid
    • Thinking of hate
    • Talking of hate
  • What to implement
    • Trust in God’s plan
    • Pray for the hater
    • Learn to show Biblical love
    • Forgive them

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