Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Erosion of Kindness

It is sad and inevitable that our love begin to cool.    I wish it weren’t so, but I know in my own life that my love for Christ and my family is not always as fervent as it should be.   … Continue reading

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The Power of Kindness

Kindness has power that nothing else can accomplish.    A loving person is a kind person.    The Bible says that “Charity is…kind” (I Corinthians 13:4).     There are two results that occur when we are kind to others. First, it testifies that … Continue reading

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Kindness is Seen in Forgiveness

A practical expression of kindness is forgiving those that have hurt you.   The Bible associates kindness and forgiveness. “And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you”.   (Ephesians 4:32) … Continue reading

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Kindness is Seen in Showing Compassion

Kindness is practiced relationally and personally.    It is focused on individuals.    The Bible says, “…be ye kind one to another…” (Ephesians 4:32)     This is why kindness is so powerful – it is something anyone can do for another person.    … Continue reading

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Kindness is Seen in Meeting Practical Needs

Kindness does little things to meet practical needs.   It is thoughtful, caring and acts without thought of being recognized.    The need is motivation enough to get involved. There is a great example of this in the Bible.   After being in … Continue reading

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Kindness is Seen in Our Words

A kind person is known by their words.    There are two ways the speech of a person shows kindness: their choice of words and the tone of voice they use when speaking. When we love someone we are careful about … Continue reading

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Kindness is Seen in Our Response When Wronged

Kindness is seen in the way we live.    The Bible gives five practical expressions of kindness.   In the next few blogs I’ll write about each of them. One way kindness is seen (and tested) is in the way we respond … Continue reading

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