Faith and Freedom with Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver and Holly Meade, and BarbWire’s Matt Barber… An 11-minute weekday radio program discussing hot topics in the area of religious liberty, the sanctity of human life and the family.
Does the secular Left really hate Jesus? Well, according to Matt barber they do. His new book, Hating Jesus: The American Left’s War on Christianity.
Holly Meade: You know Matt, I must admit that title certainly got my attention at first, and I’m sure many others as well. what was your motivation and how’d you come up with that title, “Hating Jesus”?
Matt Barber: Yea, and you know Holly, a lot of people have asked that because it is a…it’s shocking, it’s jarring, it really grabs your attention. I’ve had a lot of people say that. I wish I could take credit for the title, for the concept behind it. But, I can’t. The concept comes from Christ himself. He talks about, throughout the New Testament, that we will be hated, not because of who we are, but because of who we are in Him. We will be hated because the first hated him. John 15:20 says:
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Remember what I told you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also…
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