Posts tagged with ‘Kindness’

9/29/22 KINDNESS IS LOVE FLOWING OUT IN GENTLENESS

by Barry Lovett

“Let us pursue the things which make for peace and the thing by which one may edify another.” Romans 14:19.   Paul desired that the people in the church at Rome have a high standard of love.  Both the strong and weak in the faith were judging and showing contempt for each other.  They despised one […]

5/19/22 EVERY SEASON BRINGS A REASON TO REJOICE

by Barry Lovett

“Nothing is better for them than to rejoice, and to do good in their lives.” Ecclesiastes 3:12   In longing for some future good we forget that every day, regardless of our circumstances is a gift from God to be used for His glory. In every season, there is a reason to rejoice and an opportunity to […]

4/27/21 YOU CAN RESPOND IN A CHRIST-LIKE WAY

by Barry Lovett

“Be courteous; not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary blessing.”  I Peter 3:8-9 How do you react to hostile criticism? If it causes you to strike back angrily, you need to follow Jesus’ example.  When the Savior was insulted, He did not repay with an insult. When He was falsely denounced, […]

11/6/20 TO STRETCH YOUR SOUL, REACH OUT WITH JESUS’ LOVE

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 your […]