The Sin of Hating Your Brother, A Bad Choice

Summary. Hate is a bad choice to make in any situation because it is the opposite character of God. When we are able to love like God loves us, this is evidence that we will receive eternal life. On the other hand if we hate our brother we are on the path of death, sin unto death. Even if we do not know the Bible, we know in our heart of hearts about the true nature of sin and that it will lead to death and destruction. Bad choices are self-destructive and lead us down the path of sin unto death, the ultimate separation from God. See below for Biblical advice and scriptures concerning the bad choice of hating our brother.

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Hating People Leads To Death.

Hate is a bad choice to make in any situation because it is the opposite character of God. When we are able to love like God loves us, this is evidence that we will receive eternal life. Hating our brother or neighbor is a sin and will eventually result in death. 1st John 3:14 advises us that love leads to life and hate leads to death.

1st John 3:14, “We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.”

Sin Unto Death.

According to the scriptures the evidence that you are on the path of eternal life is “…because we love the brethren.” The scriptures go on to say that if you hate your brother you are on the path of death, sin unto death. 1st John 3:15 advises us that the hate in us prevent us from obtaining eternal life.

1st John 3:15, “Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him.”

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The Bad Choice Of Sin Brings Death.

Even if we do not know the Bible, we know in our heart of hearts about the true nature of sin and that it will lead to death and destruction. Cain is one example where he made a lot of bad choices in being disobedience to God and hating his brother. All of Cain’s bad choices were self-destructive leading him down the path of sin unto death, the ultimate separation from God. James 1:15 advises us how lust results in sin and eventually death.

James 1:15, “Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.”