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Mathew 5:43-48 Love your enemies “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”. The point of this teaching was for Jesus to express the importance of what it means to let go of anger for enemies rather than hating them for what they have done, but to love them for who they are. Jesus wants us to not only resist the evil within the world, but to be the better person and love our enemies despite the things they have done or said. This is relevant to the teaching of other worldviews because religions such as Hinduism, which believes that we should love all – even your enemy. Hinduism beliefs about loving your enemy means that love is just an emotion of creating and the God loves Himself and He made the world in His image so why not love everyone. This includes those you don’t particularly like or have done wrong by you or someone you love. However, another worldview, such as Jewish religions, state that even though we may not love them, we must be
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