Dear Christian, Do You Really Love Others?

A simple six-question quiz to tell if your love for others is genuine.

1). The Coffee Shop

What you just did is . . .

A. Loving

B. Unloving

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2). The Serpent

Yelling at this child to stop is . . .

A. Loving

B. Unloving

3). The Structure Fire

Destroying their door and entering their apartment to alert them of the fire is . . .

A. Loving

B. Unloving

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4). The Bridge

Your roadside behavior is . . .

A. Loving

B. Unloving

5). The Bank Robbery

Your judgment of this man’s intentions is . . .

A. Loving

B. Unloving

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6). The Final Judgment

You share with your friend that through a one-time sacrifice, God has provided forgiveness to sinners, but this unmerited favor toward sinners is only found in God’s Son, Jesus Christ, who ransomed us with His own blood — taking our sin upon Himself on the cross and, in turn, imputing his perfect righteousness to sinners.

You finish by telling your friend that Jesus’ sacrifice absorbed the wrath of God that your friend deserves. You urge your friend to repent and put his faith in Jesus Christ alone for salvation.

This discussion with your friend is . . .

A. Loving

B. Unloving

J.L. Pattison writes for such publications as Liberation Day, Predict, The Startup, and The Writer’s Sanctuary. His articles have been featured at Mere Liberty and on Wretched TV. He’s also authored three speculative fiction books earning him favorable comparisons to Rod Serling, M. Night Shyamalan, and Ray Bradbury. Find out more at JLPattison.com.

A mildly melancholic, increasingly misanthropic, contrarian who cherishes life, liberty, and lattes. He turns coffee and sweet tea into books at JLPattison.com.

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