Kindness

As Christians we should always be kind. Be clothed with mercy and love. Be kind, considerate and compassionate to everyone.

 

Always be kind

1 Thessalonians 5:15    15 See that no one renders evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue what is good both for yourselves and for all.

 

Be clothed with mercy and love

Colossians 3:12-14   Character of the New Man

12 Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering; 13 bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do. 14 But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection.

 

Be considerate

Romans 15:1-5   Bearing Others’ Burdens

1 We then who are strong ought to bear with the scruples of the weak, and not to please ourselves. Let each of us please his neighbor for his good, leading to edification. For even Christ did not please Himself; but as it is written, “The reproaches of those who reproached You fell on Me.” For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus,

 

Be kind and compassionate

Ephesians 4:32    32 And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.

 

Be kind to everyone

2 Timothy 2:24-26    24 And a servant of the Lord must not quarrel but be gentle to all, able to teach, patient, 25 in humility correcting those who are in opposition, if God perhaps will grant them repentance, so that they may know the truth, 26 and that they may come to their senses and escape the snare of the devil, having been taken captive by him to do his will.

 

Blessed are those who help the poor

Proverbs 14:21    21 He who despises his neighbor sins; But he who has mercy on the poor, happy is he.

 

Do good to enemies

Luke 6:35    35 But love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is kind to the unthankful and evil.

 

Do good to everyone

Galatians 6:10    10 Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.

 

Fruit of the Spirit includes kindness

Galatians 5:22    22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

 

Give to those who ask

Matthew 5:42    42 Give to him who asks you, and from him who wants to borrow from you do not turn away.

 

Luke 6:30    30 Give to everyone who asks of you. And from him who takes away your goods do not ask them back.

 

Kind words cheer people up

Proverbs 12:25    25 Anxiety in the heart of man causes depression, But a good word makes it glad.

 

Kindhearted woman

Proverbs 11:16    16 A gracious woman retains honor, But ruthless men retain riches.

 

Kindness of wife

Proverbs 31:26  26 She opens her mouth with wisdom, And on her tongue is the law of kindness.

 

Kindness to the poor

Proverbs 19:17    17 He who has pity on the poor lends to the Lord, And He will pay back what he has given.

 

Love is patient and kind

1 Corinthians 13:4    Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up;

 

Love one another with tender hearts

1 Peter 3:8    Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another; love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous;

 

Maintain brotherly kindness

2 Peter 1:5-7    who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials, that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ,

 

Show mercy and kindness

Zechariah 7:9    “Thus says the Lord of hosts:

‘Execute true justice,

Show mercy and compassion

Everyone to his brother.

 

Christians should be clothed with mercy and love. Blessed are those who help the poor. Do good to your enemies, feed them if they ask, clothe them if they ask, give them shelter if they ask, and lend to if they without hoping for anything in return.. Kind words cheer up people. Love one another with tender hearts.

 

In order to grow spiritually we must be rooted in Jesus Christ that Christ may dwell in your hearts through your faith, that you being rooted and grounded in love will know the love of Christ. Also that you may grow through the milk of God’s Word.

Live simply,

Love generously,

Care deeply,

Speak kindly…….

God is testing us every day and has given us the right to make our own choices. Do you know which ones are the right choices in Gods mind?

Fear God, love God, honor God, and trust God with all your heart, mind and soul and you will receive and experience the promises of God’s blessings in His time.

 

Prayer:   Father in heaven, hallowed is Thy Name.  I praise You for Your Son and the Holy Spirit. I praise You for Your grace in sending us Your wisdom about “Kindness.”  Please bless those who have read this article for they too are seeking Your righteous  truth, love, wisdom and understanding.

May God, Jesus, The Holy Spirit and Christianity be our guiding lights, our safety nets and our inspiration for loving happiness in all of Your kingdom. Father into your hands I commend my spirit. Not my will, but Yours be done. Please come Lord Jesus.

I pray in Jesus sweet name and to His glory through the power of the Holy Spirit,

Amen.

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