What I Hate About You


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If we are going to see true forgiveness and healing in the Body of Christ, we must first recognize there is a problem.

We cannot receive passive deliverance from hatred and prejudice. We must purposefully cast it out! It will not "just go away," but we must do something about it!

Learn to love, forgive and grow... ON PURPOSE!

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What I Hate About You

  1. 1. What I Hate About You<br />The Honest Truth about Prejudice, Judgment, Hatred and Forgiveness<br />
  2. 2. Think about it…<br />WHAT, OR WHO, DO YOU (HATE) DESPISE?<br />HATE is intense dislike or distaste<br />What I Hate<br />About You<br />
  3. 3. We MUST Get Along!<br />Ephesians 4:31-32<br />Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice: And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.<br />
  4. 4. Christ-Likeness REQUIRES Change!<br />Colossians 3:8-10<br />But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him: <br />
  5. 5. You Must DO IT! It Doesn’t Just Happen “to” You!<br />1 Peter 2:1-3<br />Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby: If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious.<br />
  6. 6. What Does It All Mean?<br />Malice<br />Guile<br />Bitterness, wrath, anger<br />Clamor<br />Blasphemy<br />Envies<br />Hypocrisies<br />Badness, naughtiness<br />Trickery, deceit<br />Indignation, strong dislike<br />Tumultuous grief<br />Evil speaking, railing<br />Jealousy<br />Condemnation/unjust judgment<br />
  7. 7. Prejudice = Respect of Persons<br />Respect of persons – partiality, favoritism<br />For there is no respect of persons with God (Romans 2:11). <br />But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors (James 2:9). <br />
  8. 8. Tolerate Love Your Enemies!<br />Matthew 5:44-45<br />But I 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 maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.<br />
  9. 9. The Meaning of Forgiveness<br />Hebrew sâlach<br />To forgive, pardon, spare (“judgment” oriented)<br />Greek aphiēmi<br />To lay aside, omit, let alone (“mercy” oriented)<br />Matthew 6:12,14<br />1 John 1:9<br />
  10. 10. What I Hate About You<br />Breath of Life International Church<br />Prophet Joy Allen, Instructor<br />18 August 2010<br />