A time to love, and a time to hate.  Of all the items that could be in this litany of appointed times, why would hate be included?   The Bible is clear that hatred is a sin.   “Whoever hates his brother is in darkness. . . . Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer”(1 John 2:11; 3:15).   So how can there be a time to hate? Actually, the writer of Ecclesiastes is reflecting on human experience as it is, not necessarily as God wants it to...