Posts tagged with ‘Kindness’

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2/6/19 EVERYONE IS VALUABLE TO GOD

by Barry Lovett

“Mephibosheth…shall eat at my table like one of the king’s sons.” II Samuel 9:11. David was pleased to show kindness to Jonathan’s son. Some may have disregarded Mephibosheth because he was lame, or because he was from Saul’s household, but David’s action showed that he valued him greatly.  In God’s eyes, every person is important.  […]

by Barry Lovett

“Distributing to the needs of the saints, given to hospitality.”Romans 12:13. The word hospitality means “love of strangers.” This may call us outside our comfort zone. Often overlooked and sometimes unappreciated, the ministry of hospitality is a great gift, and it brings with it the added possibility of surprising blessings along the way.  To stretch […]

11/6/18 ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS

by Barry Lovett

“My little children let us not love in word, neither in tongue, but in deed and in truth.” I John 3:18. Christian love goes beyond just expressing beautiful sentiments.  Along with cheerful smiles and encouraging words, we must extend a helping hand by our self-sacrificing service.  Actions speak louder than words.  It’s easy to lend […]

10/25/18 KINDNESS IS LOVE IN WORKING CLOTHES

by Barry Lovett

“But in all things commending ourselves as the ministers of God…by kindness.  II Corinthians 6:4,6. Every Christian should have the reputation of being kind.  All our words and deeds should indicate to others that we are followers of Christ, and that we emulate Him who had a sympathetic concern for others as He “went about […]