Why did Christ tell us to love our enemies?


"But 1 say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and
pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; that ye may be the children of your Father
which is in heaven: for He makes His sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and
on the unjust." Matt. 5: 44, 45.

What blessed experience follows upon the acceptance of Christ as our righteousness?
Whose destruction was made certain by the death of Christ ?
How futile was all this?
Who controls the distribution of the gifts of the Spirit?
To what are the wife and children of the man who fears the Lord likened?
What charge was made against Stephen concerning his attitude toward the ceremonial law?
12. When the woman of Canaan came to Christ, beseeching Him to heal her daughter, what did He say?

Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle