We all have enemies. Whether it is the person who continually talks behind our back, the person who insults us at every turn, or the bully who picks on us at school (or work), we all have those we would consider our
Most people would assume that the way to handle enemies is by fighting back. In the natural way of thinking, we should try to “hit them where it hurts” and possibly even “strike before they do.” But, that is not the way Jesus taught us to handle our enemies.
In this week’s lesson, your children learned through the story of Ananias and Saul how to treat the people whom you consider your “enemy.” It’s not about hate and revenge. It is about love and prayer. Jesus taught us to love our
enemies and pray for those who persecute us. It isn’t always easy, but it is always worth it.