because He told us His word. Jesus says, “Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becomes us to fulfill all righteousness,” to John (His cousin) in Matthew 3:15. And to the crowd, He said, “Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven,” in Matthew 5:10.
Jesus told us in Matt 5:43-45, “You’ve 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.”
Jesus answered and said unto him, “What I do thou knowest not now, but thou shalt know hereafter.” in John 13:7
“I AM the way, the truth, and the life…” says Jesus in John 14:6. “This is the way, walk in it,” Isaiah 30:21. “We have the mind of Christ,” 1 Corinthians 2:16.
Dear Lord, You’re 100% right all the time, may we always follow You, our Best Friend and Lord and Teacher, and not the crowd.