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Pray For Richard Dawkins' Salvation

I have heard a few days ago that Richard Dawkins had a stroke before going to another tour.  I know that he has done a lot of evil accusations against Christianity but the words of the Lord Jesus for people like him are:
Matthew 5:43-48 says, "Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.  But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; that ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. ..." 
Luke 6:27-26 says, "But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, Bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you.  And unto him that smiteth thee on the one cheek offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloak forbid not to take thy coat also.  Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again.  And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.  For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them.  And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same.  And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.  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."

I know Dawkins and other atheists are still having their smear campaign against Christianity, they are still hating Christianity but the Bible's advice has always been to show love to one's enemies.  While this does not mean condoning evil but it is important to pray for their salvation.  That is if you had to do justice, one should take no pleasure in punishing the wicked but do it because it is right.  He has done so much damage but remember, God forgave Christians not because they deserve it but only because of His mercy and not justice.  Knowing one's undeserving state and repenting of one's sinfulness and believing the Gospel is what saves a person, not one's personal merit.

Rememver Proverbs 25:21-22 saying, "If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the LORD shall reward thee."  That means, the offender when offered kindness will really start to think of the wrong he or she did.  Besides, after knowing the Law and that Christ instead took my place, how can I not see how wrong I am?  It takes Christian kindness to demonstrate Christ's willingness to die for the undeserving sinner and not a culture of revenge.

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