If you study the history of the Old Testament Hebrews, you will find a never-ending cycle of obedience, blessing, rebellion, discipline, repentance, and restoration. (But don’t get cocky. You and I have carried on that tradition.)
What is stopping you from loving others?
One upon a time, I was an incorrigible young girl, full of rebellion, pride, and contempt for authority.
The name Onesimus means "profitable." But this man certainly did not live up to his name---at least, not at first.