Although, usually people mean “god hates the sin only, but not the sinner” again, the purpose of this post is not to hash out all of the details i could provide quotes from the many, many authors who take the “hate” in these verses as a literal hate (just read reformed authors, you’d be surprised. Love the sinner, hate the sin rarely in history has there been a greater mischaracterization of the heart of jesus or a more egregious bastardization of the bible than these six words. Based on a recent conversation with a friend, i've come to better understand why love the sinner, hate the sin is a phrase that is loathed by somepersonally, i hear the phrase 'love the sinner, hate the sin,' and i think exactly that: a) love the sinner, b) hate the sin. In other words, we should love the sinner and hate the sin this the correct way to “hate for the sake of allah” as it was the method of the righteous predecessors (salaf al-salih) in dealing with people who disobeyed allah and his messenger. The expression hate the sin, love the sinner gets thrown about in both christian and non-christian circles, but it does not seem to be a bible verse.
The ideology of, “hate the sin, not the sinner” has not converted well in today’s culture if you take a moment to look around, you’ll notice that we are very good at showing hate to the people whom god has called us to love. 100 bible verses about hate the sin love the sinner romans 5:8 esv / 203 helpful votes helpful not helpful but god shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, christ died for us. Hate the sin, doesn’t lead us to love, instead it leads us immediately to a place of judging who is a sinner and what sins are they guilty of love the sinner hate the sin, is often used as code for saying “i judge you.
In the absence of repentance, god hates the sinner many claim that god hates sin but loves the sinner the bible, however, claims that god hates the sin and also hates the sinner. Hate the sin not the sinner is an example this implies an ability to decide that homosexuality is wrong when society accepts it as a norm, and a right to trumpet this message and let's be clear it is never applied to any other issue in reality. Sometimes the best way to love the sinner and hate the sin is to speak clearly to the sinner about the situation and warn him if you have an alcoholic in the family you’re not doing him any favors by making excuses and enabling him. When we say “love the sinner hate the sin” we ourselves commit the worse sin possible, by setting ourselves up in the position of god to decide which sin is acceptable and which is not we christians must repent of this self-idolatrous, scapegoating judgmentalism of others. Hate the sin, love the sinner i want us to see jesus - his attitude toward sin, and his attitude toward sinners and in order to do that, let's look at 3 people and their encounters with jesus (powerpoints available - #218.
The fact that we are all tainted with sin means that our love and hatred are sometimes misplaced, but the existence of the sin nature does not negate our god-given ability to love and hate it is no contradiction for a human being to be able to love and hate, and neither is it a contradiction for god to be able to love and hate. First, love the sinner, hate the sin is an unbiblical concept many people think that this is a divine command, but it actually doesn't appear anywhere in the bible. D a carson considers whether the common phrase love the sinner, hate the sin, is an accurate reflection of what the bible teaches about love and sin.
We live in a therapeutic culture that seems determined to do away with sin adultery and every form of immorality has been re-classified as sex addictions addictions to drugs and alcohol are classif. We are supposed to love our enemies (matt 5:44), but hate god’s enemies 3 hence the usual assertion of “hate the sin and love the sinner,” with its unqualified and unclarified meaning, is a cowardly denial of our obligation to hate god’s enemies it necessitates total societal surrender to antichrists. If you hate the sin, you are a hypocrite to think that the sinner is not fundamentally bad if he were not, he would not have sinned a sin is a sin because it is an act so wrong that only a wrong person would do it. Does god hate anyone does god hate anyone the answer is yes psalm 5:5, but, he does not punish sin he punishes the sinner sin cannot be tied up and thrown into a fire it cannot be put in a box or glued to a stick it is rebellion it is rebellion in the heart it is breaking god's law sin occurs inside the heart and mind of people. “hate the sin, but love the sinner,” is a quote from mahatma ghandi, not jesus christ i think satan twists it and passes it off as a scripture quotation, to get us one step closer to hating sinners, so that we will chase off as unworthy the very people we were sent to save.
When we look at the idea that god hates sin, but loves sinners, the figure of speech known as metonymy clears up the confusion just as god does not hate physical feet or tongues, he does not hate sinners. If “love the sinner” means forgive the sinner, i find myself quite comfortably hating the sin and the sinners in this case anger, even aimed at haters, can be self-immolating. But gandhi’s full statement has a bit different flavor: “hate the sin and not the sinner is a precept which, though easy enough to understand, is rarely practiced, and that is why the poison. Sometimes the best way to love the sinner and hate the sin is to speak clearly to the sinner about the situation and warn him if you have an alcoholic in the family you're not doing him any favors by making excuses and enabling him.
“the ideology of, ‘hate the sin, not the sinner’ has not converted well in today’s culture if you take a moment to look around, you’ll notice that we are very good at showing hate to. God hates sin and the sinner but god's hatred is not like fallen man's hatred but god's hatred is not like fallen man's hatred god's hatred is a righteous hatred in which he cannot even look upon sin (hab 1:13a), where man's hatred is a wicked self-centered hatred from a wicked heart for his own personal selfish way and gain. The cliché “hate the sin not the sinner” needs to be retired from our lexicon it’s a meaningless phrase used to absolve myself when i, sinfully, condemn others’ sin rather than seek forgiveness for my own.