Kindness to EVERYONE

2 Timothy 2

22 Run from anything that stimulates youthful lusts. Instead, pursue righteous living, faithfulness, love, and peace. Enjoy the companionship of those who call on the Lord with pure hearts.

If you haven’t already, please read my posts on never giving up on good people, and spreading good news

The point of this post is to confirm what i’ve been saying on helping those who don’t believe in God rather than turning them away.

Paul says to Timothy to pursue righteous living, love, and peace and to run from anything pursuing youthful lusts. More importantly, he tells us to enjoy the companionship of those who call on the Lord with pure hearts. Notice he says companionship and pure hearts.

What is companionship? I’m sure we have a rough idea of what it is but to confirm what we know, a companion is someone who you are in frequent contact with. They are a friend who frequently accompanies you, a comrade or ally. It says ‘with pure hearts’. Pure means having no faults, being sinless. Of course no one on Earth is sinless, we all have faults. So in that case does that make believers any different from non-believers? No one is perfect. There is a term known as ‘pure in heart’ and the web article says ‘purity speaks about the way we utilize our heart’

So lets say we have a believer who is less ‘pure in heart’ than a non-believer who is more ‘pure in heart’. Which one would you prefer to be your comrade? I’d choose the non-believer. After all, imagine how righteous they would become if only we managed to get across the good news of Yahuvah to them. To simply believe that we should ONLY be comrades with other Christians is ignorant since just because they already have come to know Yahuvah, doesn’t mean that they must have a pure heart. Ok they may follow ing his praises but are they’re hearts really pure?  Would you like them to be your comrade?

I know some people who don’t believe in Yahuvah but they have the purest hearts. Some Christians i’ve met I feel are selfish, and believe they are ‘holier than thou’ and must separate themselves from people to remain ‘clean’. Paul says to Timothy to enjoy the companionship of those who call upon the Lord with pure hearts. However, Yahuvah gave us morals when we were born, so i believe it should be fine to be comrades with unbelievers with a strong moral code rather than believers with a weak moral code. After it says those who call upon the Lord with pure hearts and if their hearts aren’t pure then surely its them we should be avoiding.

14 But you must remain faithful to the things you have been taught. You know they are true, for you know you can trust those who taught you.

16 All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.

17 God uses it to prepare and equip his people to do every good work.

Colossians 4

5 Live wisely among those who are not believers

I explain this and more in the post on speculation:


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