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"He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love." - 1 John 4:8
"No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us." - 1 John 4:12
"But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil. Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful." - Luke 6:35-36
originally posted by: Trachel
Unto many, the concept of evil is a very clearcut paradigm.
Unto most, evil is anything described as morally impure.
Thus rape, theft, murder, torture--these things are widely classified as evil, because these things we can agree that none should do.
But the definition of evil should really be a lot broader, because evil is, by its very nature, the antithesis of good. And the highest possible good is perfection of the self in all possible ways....