The title of today’s post comes from something I read on a friend’s Facebook timeline last week. The parentheses are mine.
Jesus had all kinds of people in his life. He loved Judas (who betrayed him) and Nicodemus (a Pharisee) as much as he loved John, who never left his side.
And he told us, very emphatically, that we are to love those we disagree with – to the point of being our enemies – not just those who are on our side.