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How Does God Feel About Haters?

We know that God loves the world but He doesn't love everything we do. In comparing our relationship to God to a parent/child releationship, it's like a parent who loves their children but doesn't like everything they do. God is the same way toward us but has even greater love then parents.
One of the things God does not agree with is when people dislike someone for apparantly no reason. This is known as a hater. Unfortunately women are known for hating on each other for no reason. A woman can look at another woman with a condemning expression and then neither one will speak to each other. The woman making the facial expression may not be thinking anything about the woman but having a conversation in her head about something else. However, the woman on the other end of the expression is offended and starts to hate on the woman.
The Bible clearly states ins Proverbs 4:29-32 says:
Do not devise evil against your neighbor,
For he dwells by you for safety’s sake.
30 Do not strive with a man without cause,
If he has done you no harm.
31 Do not envy the oppressor,
And choose none of his ways;
32 For the perverse person is an abomination to the Lord,
But His secret counsel is with the upright.
The Word is stating if no one has given you a reason to hurt them then don't do it. Really, no one on earth has given a reason to hurt them because as a child of God, revenge is the Lord's. That is why verse 31 says do not copy the oppressor either because God is not pleased with them. The New Living Translation breaks these 4 scriptures down even further:
Don’t plot harm against your neighbor,
for those who live nearby trust you.
30 Don’t pick a fight without reason,
when no one has done you harm.

31 Don’t envy violent people
or copy their ways.
32 Such wicked people are detestable to the Lord,
but he offers his friendship to the godly.
Wow! This is the answer for haters. They will have to deal with the Lord. Don't be a hater and if someone hates on you don't hate back. Walk in love toward the haters and let God deal with them because if you treat them back how they are treating you, you will become like them and will have to deal with God for your behavior.
Paying a woman back for hating on me is not worth disappointing God and messing up what He has for me. I know God has my back and He has all of your's too. If something nice doesn't come out of our mouths, just smile and nod. If it's a coworker, just smile and nod. A family member, just smile and nod. Eventually they are going to think she is always smiling and nodding maybe I should just leave her alone. Being an example of God is a witness to them and they will realize that their hating on you has not stopped one blessing from God on your life, so don't let them. Hopefully your behavior of walking in love will lead to them repentance and salvation.


 



How To Get To The Finish Line

 
I posted the above scripture on Google Plus a couple of days ago and I am grateful for the comments that were on there. Some the comments were needing more information about running the race of this life.
Running a race makes a person tired, breathless and the feeling of wanting to quit. We must look at the cause of feeling breathless and tired during a race. Are your clothes too heavy? Do you have on the right shoes? Did you take your eyes off of the finish line?
These same questions can be asked in life. What is causing us to get off track? Why am I sick? Why do I feel sad all the time? Why do I never have enough money? When these things come up the race of life get tough to run. Look around you. Evaluate your life. What is throwing you off track? Some of the questions to ask are you keeping a budget? Are you spending too much time watching television? Are you focused on a goal?
Don't just look around you, look inside of you. Do you have unforgiveness in your heart toward someone or maybe yourself? Do you have a giving heart? Do you have faith? Are you focused on the goal of Jesus?
I know that this post is full of questions but I think it is important evaluate our selves often. I believe that there is improvement after the evaluation because of the ah ha moments when we see ourselves. My own personal story a year ago I was struggling to get promoted on my job. I had to go back and look over my work to see what I could correct. I had an ahha moment on what I was doing wrong. I fixed it and couple of months later I got promoted. I kept my eye on the goal, evaluated myself, learned and reached my goal.
The answer to completing any race in life is in the next verse. Hebrews 12:2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. 
Fix your eyes on Jesus. He is waiting for you at the finish line. He has water for your thirst. What I am saying is He has all of the answers to your problems, therefore run toward Him.