the truth isn’t slander- the truth is not hate- hate would be saying nothing and watching the sinner go straight into hell without any warning
>> the truth is not hate<<
At first glance, I was in agreement with that, but it raises an interesting point, i.e., under what circumstances, if any, would it be correct to say that pronouncing an indisputable truth was hateful. Some food for thought there!
TRUTH is the new HATE SPEECH.
17 But, dear friends, remember what the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ foretold. 18 They said to you, In the last times there will be scoffers who will follow their own ungodly desires. 19 These are the people who divide you, who follow mere natural instincts and do not have the Spirit.
20 But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, 21 keep yourselves in Gods love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life. 22 Be merciful to those who doubt; 23 save others by snatching them from the fire; to others show mercy, mixed with fearhating even the clothing stained by corrupted flesh.
24 To him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy 25 to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now and forevermore! Amen