Hate the Sin, Love the Sinner

Yesterday’s post about regarding iniquity in your heart brought my mind to the popular “love the sinner hate the sin” quote. I have heard this quote in 2 variations:

“God loves the sinner but hates the sin.”

“Hate the sin, love the sinner.”

So, are these Bible or Not? Neither are from the Bible although you’ve likely heard them from the pulpit. OK, so they are not from the Bible, but is it true that God loves the sinner but hates the sin, or does he hate both sin and sinner? There are Bible verses to support both positions (it’s up to you to go find them, so if you haven’t cracked open your Bible this past week here is a great opportunity).

Learn more about the authors of these quotes (one of them is the patron saint of brewers!)…

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