Can you imagine a pastor sharing the gospel with you, and then having him pronounce a curse on you for not accepting his message? Well, this is basically what Saul did. This is unbecoming of a disciple much less an apostle.

Galatians 1:8-9
8But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.
9As we said before, so say I now again, if any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.

1 Corinthians 16:22
22If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema Maranatha.

The biblical definition for “Anathema” also meant curses on things or persons greatly detested.

Jesus taught us to love our enemies. Apparently, Paul didn’t get the memo. Instead he gets a kick out of pronouncing curses on those that didn’t agree with his doctrine. Of course the Paulinist will claim its okay for Paul to pronounce curses on others because his faith saved him.

For those who didn’t accept the doctrine of Christ, the apostle John instructs believers not to receive any herectics into their home. He did not pronounce curses on them. Compare that to what Paul wrote in Galatians 1:8-9, where he mentioned it twice in case you missed it the first time.

2 John 1:9-11
9Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son.
10If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:
11For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.

James tells us that the tongue that boasts great things is a fire, a world of iniquity. We should not curse with the same mouth that we use to bless God. Not a really good example to set for the brethren.

James 3:5-12
5Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!
6And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
7For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind:
8But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.
9Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God.
10Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.
11Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter?
12Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh.

In John chapter 6, Yashua fed thousands with a few small loaves of bread and a couple of fishes. Then he gave the bread of life speech and after that many of his disciples deserted him. How did Yashua react to that? Did he pronounce a curse on them for leaving? No, instead he turned to the twelve and asked them a fairly rhetorical question, “Will ye also go away?”

John 6:66-68
66From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him.
67Then said Jesus unto the twelve, Will ye also go away?
68Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life.

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