What Does Kindness Look Like?
Through this teaching Jesus was also pointing out that true kindness is impossible unless God does some work in our hearts. Remember that the next time you have to deal with someone you don't like. Showing them kindness may seem completely unrealistic, but with God all things are possible. And he will never expect you to do it alone.
What About You?
- Think of people in your life who you don't like or have trouble getting along with. Why should you show them kindness? How can you show them kindness?
- The next time an "enemy" does something that annoys you, try to understand why they might be acting that way. Maybe they're hurting. Maybe they need you to look past their frustrating behavior and show them love.
- Ask God to help you find practical ways to show grace to your enemies
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