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in a maliciously spiteful manner

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15) Culmination of this spirit of understanding and forgiveness is achieved in Jesus' following saying: "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" (Matthew 5, 44).
After messengers overwhelmingly voted down Taylor's motion to redirect the resolution, he then offered a counter-resolution urging Southern Baptists to "reaffirm our faith in the righteousness of the Sermon on the Mount," expressing confidence in the "infallible wisdom of him who has taught us to love our enemies, to bless them that curse us, and to do good to them that despitefully use and persecute us.
Many readers don't like this character who seems to advocate a kind of non-violent passivity in the face of injustice, telling Jane she must "read the New Testament, and observe what Christ says, and how he acts," in other words, "love your enemies; bless them that curse you; do good to them that hate you and despitefully use you" (JE 120).
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.
Stewart then ended her farewell address with one last lamentation: "bless those who have hated me, and cheerfully pray for those who have despitefully used and persecuted me" ("Farewell Address" 74).
24) To convey that love, King quotes from the Sermon on the Mount: "'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.
Two thousand years ago, an uneducated carpenter brought forth a revolutionary new idea: Love your enemies and do good to those who would despitefully use you.
26:52) and 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 (Matt.
Hutterites, as do the OOA, take the Bible literally such as in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) which, in part, reads, "love your enemies, bless them who curse you, do good them who hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you and persecute you .