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Where did we get the concept that God is all loving the bible hates the wicked everyday?

"...God is angry with the wicked every day." —Psalm 7:11

Malachi 1:2-3 declares, “’I have loved you,’” says the LORD. But you ask, 'How have you loved us?' ‘Was not Esau Jacob's brother?’ the LORD says. ‘Yet I have loved Jacob, but Esau I have hated, and I have turned his mountains into a wasteland and left his inheritance to the desert jackals.’”

Isaiah 45:7 (King James Version):

I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.


Yes, God is Love but also wrath and a trillion other things....He is GOD and not LOVE alone...He is indescribable....I think if people realize this they will not be disappointed when they were told GOD is ONLY love.

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  • 9 years ago
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    In the N.T. God and Christ 'hate the deeds of the Nicolatitans'.

    But to answer the question - Where did we get this concept? I am SURE it comes from Rev22:18, people 'adding' words to Gods' testimony(as if He cannot speak

    plainly[Dt27:8,Nu12:8,Nh8:8,Hb2:2,Pv8:9] for Himself.

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  • imrod
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    John 3:16 (New International Version, ©2011)

    16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.

    1 John 4:8 (New International Version, ©2011)

    8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

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  • 9 years ago

    He never once says he hates them in the new testament, Im a Catholic so its pretty all that matters.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    i dont get these verses.

    @imrod, but wouldnt that contradict the passages above?

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