In this scripture Jesus explains why people must now not only love your neighbors but also your enemies, as he said in the two prior verses. “that you may be sons of your Father in Heaven. He causes the sunshine to on the evil people and the good, and sends the rain to fall on the and unrighteous. .. (setting an exampe to follow , now for christians )
Matthew 5 : 46. For if you love those only, loving you. what extraordinary thing are you doing? do not also the tax collectors do that?
Matthew 5 : 47…And if you greet your brothers only, what are you doing that is extraordinary. Do not other people do the same?
Matthew 5 : 48…..But you should be perfect, as your Father in Heaven.
Jesus explains christians must broaden out their love of people, and treat other people equality. agape love Terry