whats is of value, is that the Jesus follower knows in that verse Jesus no mean hate them for no reason. you might see that it mean hate, that is you.<quoted text>
Then why cite them to me?
That is, your bible can be taken hundreds of ways, but at face values is not one of them. Is that what you mean by discernment?
Hindu culture? In every culture - yours, too.
It says to hate them - not disagree with them, not ignore them, and not leave them, but to hate them.
And it doesn't say anything about family needing to do anything to be hated, does it? I suspect that merely being an unbeliever is enough.
some verses can be read at face value, some need spiritual discernment.
why cite them to you? you the one go find verse in luke, elaborate on it and was so far off I no know how you not embarrassed.