Kindness

TODAY’S VERSE
Don’t you see how wonderfully kind, tolerant, and patient God is with you? Does this mean nothing to you?
Romans 2:4 (NLT)

TODAY’S THOUGHT
Can you imagine if God dealt with us according to our behavior? Who would stand a chance? And yet so many use the wrath of God to motivate us into submission and obedience. Fear works but it doesn’t produce the kind of response God is looking for. He created us to be objects of His love and grace. So Paul asks a very specific question. He asks, “Don’t you see how wonderfully kind, tolerant, and patient God is with you? Does this mean nothing to you?” He was disturbed wondering, how could anyone know the mercy and grace of God and not be motivated to live for God? Paul continues with another question, “Can’t you see that his kindness is intended to turn you from your sin?” It is His grace, His kindness, His tolerance and patience that motivates us to turn from our sin and follow Him. Today, take time to notice. Take time to consider how kind and patient God has been toward you.

TODAY’S PRAYER
Dear Father, forgive me for not focusing on how kind, tolerant and patient You have been with me. Help me Lord to understand Your great kindness toward me so I will turn from my sin and follow You.
AMEN

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About Ronald

I am a Christian who deeply believes in God and the purposes He has put us on earth for. I started in ministry when I was 20 years old. I have been involved in both evangelism and compassion ministires. I deeply believe in our mission to help those in need. I believe however,that the church has missed our calling. We have not been effective in loving others as we would love ourselves. We have not been using our Spiritual Gifts to make a difference in this world. We have not mobilized to be the salt and light in the world. The goal of this web site is to help those interested to use their Spiritual Gifts in order to fulfill the mission Christ has given us to love the world.
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