Define What You Mean by “Hate” and “Hater” – April 14, 2021

Define What You Mean by “Hate” and “Hater” – April 14, 2021

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Greg Koukl and Tim Barnett talk about some negative reactions they’ve received (and seen others receive) to their Christian convictions and give some thoughts on how to respond.

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20 thoughts on “Define What You Mean by “Hate” and “Hater” – April 14, 2021

  1. Jonathan Kramer

    Hi Tim,
    I take it that the meaning that you put on the people walking out of the church was that they were offended members/attenders of the church. How did you come to that conclusion? : )
    Have you considered that they might have been anti-Christian activists who were there specifically to do some drama to set things up for their planned smear campaign? Great talk, by the way! Janet K.

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  2. job1925a

    Truth bomb at 22:32 "The anti-bullying crowd are the biggest bullies on the block."

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  3. Glen Shaver

    thanks for sharing !

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  4. Glen Shaver

    saying – gotchya is better than saying – BUSTED . per-sa’

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  5. Glen Shaver

    too us , that seems like , mob mentality . per-sa’

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  6. Stephen Tuck

    I'm a baptist pastor from Sydney, Australia. I have been leading a Home Group through Greg Koukl's 10 week training Course in "Tactics: A Game Plan for Sharing Your Christian Convictions". I'm a friend of Stand to Reason.
    I have had a number of comments in this thread deleted, that were non-offensive and on-topic. I'm just wondering, is there a "one comment only" rule, or some other rule I am violating to get my comments deleted?

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  7. Fanci McGuffin

    Repent=Change your mind. Agree with God. Believe on Him whom He sent. Jesus died for our sins, all of them, was buried, and rose again the third day. Isn’t it sad that so many choke on that?

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  8. Stephen Tuck

    I really appreciates the way Martyn Iles defuses the "hate speech" bomb that gets lobbed into his lap, and at all those who share the gospel message. Martyn's response shows that he takes hate seriously because Jesus takes hate seriously (hate is likened to murder by Jesus), yet calling certain behaviours (for example homosexual behaviours) sinful is NOT hate; warning people against hell is NOT the same as wishing people go to hell, and is NOT hate; calling people to repent is NOT hate.
    I like the way he won't be intimidated into silence and won't be made to feel ashamed for believing and communicating the Good news of salvation through Jesus, and he won't be made to feel ashamed of supporting people who are being persecuted for sharing the Good News of Jesus, including Israel Folau.
    I thought his answer to the question about why wasn't the money spent on the Folau "Let him play" campaign used to alleviate poverty was excellent, affirming that most Charities in Australia have a Christian origin and do great work but what ACL does is different. ACL supports Christians who need legal support and advocacy as well as champion Freedom of Speech within Australia (my words, not Martyn's).

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  9. Jonathan Barrell

    Martin Iles is a legend. Brilliant man representing Australia very well.

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  10. Jimbo Jackson

    People calling themselves followers of Christ while spitting in the face of and lying about His bride and openly calling for bullying of His true followers. Wow.

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  11. pborkstrom

    When Jordan Peterson said “gotcha!”, it sure looked like a means to build a bridge and illustrate the point while permitting the interviewer to continue, while simultaneously putting a stone on her shoe. I thought it was a well placed comment and keeping integrity

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  12. ferdnerkel

    As it was in the days of Lot.

    Many in the "progressive" movement are unrepentant sinners(not merely lgbt+) who are seeking the door(Jn 10,7) but are blind to the truth and cannot find it.

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  13. Brando

    Great video guys. I was hoping to watch that video. Can you guys link it in the comments?

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  14. Marcia Jennings

    I saw that video and they really started humm and hawww when he asked can I be a 6’ Chinese woman.
    Really sad 😞

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  15. GingerHalo

    I was literally just pondering this subject and the notification appeared! God knows what we have need of before we even ask. 😇❤️🙏

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  16. Marcia Jennings

    You are right on with this topic!

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  17. John Vogel

    Love the video! Fantastic. Hope this format is here to stay.

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  18. Marcia Jennings

    Love it!!! Looking great guys!

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  19. Mr Brass

    Hate: To dislike somebody/something very much
    Hater: ​A person who hates somebody/something

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply
  20. Knowbuddy Yuno

    For the modern SJW, the term "hater" means "person who disagrees with me."

    July 30, 2021 at 5:27 pm Reply

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