Love and Kindness

Today, we are focusing on love and kindness. What is one of the things we are taught when we are young? To be kind. We are taught to share. We are taught to use manners. We are taught to be respectful. In 1 Corinthians 16:13-14, we read: “Remember to stay alert and hold firmly to … Continue reading Love and Kindness

Answer Gently

In today’s verse, Paul mentions how they always answer gently or kindly. The Passion Translation says, “When we are slandered incessantly, we always answer gently, ready to reconcile. Even now, in the world’s opinion, we are nothing but filth and the lowest scum” (1 Corinthians 4:13). In this passage, Paul is speaking about how they … Continue reading Answer Gently

Permanent Access

Today’s verse is a great reminder for us all. Romans 5:2 says, “Our faith guarantees us permanent access into this marvelous kindness that has given us a perfect relationship with God. What incredible joy bursts forth within us as we keep on celebrating our hope of experiencing God’s glory! (TPT). Grace. How amazing?!? We have … Continue reading Permanent Access

Each and Every

In Psalm 92:2, we read: “At each and every sunrise we will be thanking You for Your kindness and Your love. As the sun sets and all through the night, we will keep proclaiming, ‘You are so faithful!’” (TPT). You might think this sounds redundant. Depending on your particular situation, it might be very repetitive. … Continue reading Each and Every

Growing Mercy

The Psalmist declares that God’s unfailing, faithful love will last forever. The Passion Translation says it this way: “Here’s my chorus: “Your mercy grows through the ages. Your faithfulness is firm, rising up to the skies” (Psalm 89:2). The word here translates as “checed” which means goodness or merciful kindness. The Psalmist says that this … Continue reading Growing Mercy

Favor of God

Read Psalm 86. As we continue to mediate on Psalm 86 this month, today we look at verse 3, particularly the favor of God.  Now when we see the word “favor” in the Bible, there are numerous words used with similar meanings. The Psalmist makes this request: “Show me Your favor.” The Hebrew word “chanan” … Continue reading Favor of God