Should We Ever Preach Hate? Jesse Morrell Explains

 photo NewHeader_zps7adacaac.jpg


This newsletter has no copy-right. 
Feel free to share it by forwarding it on or by printing it off.





 photo 14124964_10153847780766765_4981366055228314809_o_zps0kfz732s.jpg

In my last newsletter I reported on the assaults and attacks that we suffered while preaching in downtown Anchorage. And while the mission field was rough in light of that, it wasn’t all rough. We had a lot of fun too! In the picture above you can see the barbecue that our host home had with us on the lake. The great thing about mission trips is not only the outreaches but the fellowship!

 photo 14212829_10153861260056765_6041039443378850147_n_zpsfcro5pof.jpg

 photo 14242372_10153861257801765_5433028831134630097_o_zps7fps5jlo.jpg

 photo 14195368_10153861393751765_2907966973993028048_o_zpsizcwo5o4.jpg

Our host home is a commercial pilot who flies tours for tourists who want to see the glaciers. It is through his accumulated air-miles that he was able to fly my whole family up to Alaska from Texas. One of the local tours he was going to do had some extra seats so he invited my wife and I to join him on this beautiful alaskan glacier tour! God’s creation certainly is magnificent! As we were flying around I thought about how wonderful it was that we could see God’s creation from these views. Aviation has only been around for about a hundred years! Prior to that you had to be Elijah taken up in the golden chariot to see views like this!


 photo Screen Shot 2016-10-02 at 12.28.34 PM_zpsnwalnqio.png

 photo Screen Shot 2016-10-02 at 12.27.50 PM_zpsbpzbugvc.png

While downtown Anchorage is a very rough place to open-air preach, since we have been assaulted and attacked two years in a row now every time we preach there, the University of Alaska is one of the tamest campuses I’ve experienced in the country. I think it is because they are not accustomed to seeing campus preachers. Usually that means that campuses will be extraordinarily outrageous but in this case I think it results in them being more respectful.

The students still heckle me of course. One lesbian drove by on her bike and said, “I hope you get hit by a car.” That’s not a very loving thing to say. And yet, as usual, I was accused of being hateful. One heckler said, “Why do you come here and preach hate?” Usually a preacher might defend himself and say, “I am not preaching hate. I am preaching love.” But I decided to go with it and think I caught her by surprise. I said, “I just genuinely believe that what this campus needs is more hatred! The problem with this campus is that it has too much love!” It is provocative statements like this one that keeps the crowd engaged and their attention secure.

I went on to say, “The problem with this campus is that you love your sin. We ought to hate sin. Look at what sin does. Sin destroys relationships. Sin is a violation of the loving relationships we were created for. I’ve seen in my own family how sins like drunkenness and adultery has ripped apart our relationships. Sin ought to be hated.”

I explained, “The problem is many of you think hate is always bad and love is always good. That’s just not true. It depends on the object that is being loved or hated. If you love sin, that is a bad love. If you hate sin, that is a good hatred.” I pointed out how Psalms 97:10 says if you love God you should hate evil. God and sin are opposites. To love the one is to hate the other. You cannot love God if you do not hate sin. And also the Bible says in Hebrews 1:9 that Jesus Christ loved righteousness and hated iniquity. I stressed the point, “What this campus needs is a baptism of holy hatred!”

In Proverbs 8:13 we read that the fear of the Lord is to hate evil. We also know in Proverbs 1:7 that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge. I want to bring sinners to the beginning of knowledge, to the fear of the Lord, to the hatred of evil. If we want to see sinners forsake their sins and dedicate their lives to God, we have to get them to see sin for what it really is. We have to get them to hate their sin. And that requires exposing the nature and effects of sin.

Preaching hatred for sin may not be common or popular but it is what our society needs to hear more than ever. Our culture loves sin and hates righteousness and we ought to earnestly contend to change that, to  be a “preacher of righteousness” like the men of old were.


These are some of our latest YouTube videos for your enjoyment and edification:

Street Preachers Arrested! How to Handle Persecution | Jesse Morrell Sermon

Essential Keys to Public Speaking | Jesse Morrell in Amish Country

Drug Dealer Comes to Jesus | The Salvation Testimony of Jesse Morrell

The Biggest SECRET of the Atheists | EXPOSED | Jesse Morrell @ Ark Encounter

The Ark Encounter REVIEW | Ken Ham Creation Science Museum | Jesse Morrell & Family

Street Preacher BEATEN with a ROD by Homeless Drunkard | Jesse Morrell

Students Heckle “Homophobic” Preacher @ University of Alaska | Jesse Morrell


 photo 1654540_10152378493191765_5666705586844976252_o_zps2f000cee.jpg

 photo 14519833_10153925376636765_1521276991923544411_n_zpsjcq0hgwr.jpg


Would you consider giving $25, $50, or $100 a month?

The Morrell Family is a missionary family to the United States, preaching the gospel in the open air to hundreds of thousands each year. We live by faith as God provides from the body of Christ through personal gifts. Will you consider being a monthly supporter or giving a one-time gift? Every little bit helps!

Paypal: Click Here

Physical Mail:

Jesse & Krista Morrell

P.O. Box 1527

Lindale TX, 75771

Special thanks in advance to our supporters. THE BATTLE IS ON! We couldn’t do it without you!


This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Should We Ever Preach Hate? Jesse Morrell Explains

  1. brevlantz says:

    Jessie we are a superior priesthood we are royal ambassadors and belong to a royal family. This is not like the prophets to Israel as great men as they were, we possess a superior protocol. We have the permanent indwelling of the Holy Spirit whether we grieved and quench him through sin and Evil respectively. And so we don’t use the same language as the prophets which by the way is never translated properly in the King James version we don’t use the same metaphors in the standard for evangelism is taken from the Incarnate Christ. Albeit, even he and J/bwasn’t very nice to the Pharisees. I would encourage you to review nature of that vitriol on an Evangelical level and properly employ it. It really doesn’t regard personal sin at all if you study it carefully.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s