The One Antidote

When they saw him from a distance and before he came close to them, they plotted against him to put him to death. (Genesis 37:18)

READ: Genesis 37:18-28

What a horrid brood it is, this serpent’s ugly brood of hate—envy, jealousy, bitterness, lying, heartlessness, cruelty, slavery, if need be, murder; the milk of human brotherliness and filial affection curdled thick and sour with the sharp acid of hell; vipers poisonous brooded of vipers venomous! Horrible! the only safe thing is to strangle the smallest beginning before it gets born. And the only antidote is love, but the real thing, God’s own love in us.

“The Bent Knee Time” Samuel D. Gordon