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Kindness

Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
– Author Unknown –

Colossians 3:12, Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering;

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Proverbs 19:21-23, There are many devices in a man’s heart; nevertheless the counsel of the Lord, that shall stand. 22 The desire of a man is his kindness: and a poor man is better than a liar. 23 The fear of the Lord tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.

As we grow spiritually, kindness becomes a natural part of who we are as Christians.

People always remember kindness. They may not remember our name but they will remember our face and the kindness shown at a time they needed it the most.

Kindness, like love, never fails….

For our reading pleasure, scripture references on kindness – a friendly attitude toward others.

Kinds of kindness:
Acquired – Colossians 3:12
Developed – Proverbs 31:26
Commended – 2 Corinthians 6:6
Divine – Nehemiah 9:17

Of God, kindness described as:
Great – Nehemiah 9:17
Everlasting – Isaiah 54:8
Not removable – Isaiah 54:10
Manifested – Psalm 31:21
Through Christ – Ephesians 2:7
Cause of man’s salvation – Titus 3:4-7

Manifestation of kindness:
Rewarded – 1 Samuel 15:6
Recalled – 2 Samuel 2:5, 6
Rebuffed – 2 Samuel 3:8
Remembered – 2 Samuel 9:1-7
Refused – 2 Samuel 10:1-6

God bless you and have a great weekend!

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