A thought on Matthew 5:46-47, which reads:
Matt. 5:46 If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? 47 And if you greet only your own people, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that?
Prejudicial love is no barometer of one’s moral life. Prejudicial love, in fact, indicates self-love. To love only those who are like us is a way of loving ourselves. But to love enemies breaks through the self-barrier and rockets us into divine space.