As we cannot have Christianity without Christ, so we cannot have a Christian without the attributes of Christ.
For He who chooses to be called by His name must be like Him in everything he does.
Our Lord has taught us not the ways of the world, rather His ways which are different and higher than our ways and also different and higher than the ways of the world is what the Lord God intends that we should follow.
"Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. " Romans 12:14 (NKJV)
Where the world teaches hatred for hatred, our loving Lord exhorts us to love and bless others.
The world may also have an alternative to hatred, wherein it may tell us to stay away from the person instructing us not to be a be a blessing and also not to be a curse to others, however there is the devil's hidden agenda of sin in this.
We need to love and bless and not hate and also not to ignore and stay away.
The Lord has always reached us whenever we called, He never ignored us.
"But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. " Romans 5:8 (NKJV)
Many sinners have been converted to saints only by this blessed attribute of loving, forgiving and blessing.
How can we forget the great St. Paul who was on his pursuit to kill the believers, however the Lord sent His servant to him to pray for him and to heal and bless him.
Christ has overcome the world only by love and so can we, for He himself said...
"By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:35 (NKJV)
Let the world and everyone around us see God's love in us and they will surely see Christ in us.