|©1/30/2001 Jim Welch
Scriptural references for:
Be kind to one another
Et sic de similibus references:
Be kind to one another and put away all mean and cruel acts and devices.
And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
For kindness is the fruit of the Father's Presence that brings forth His
Mercy to all His creation and all His living creatures.
¶Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
He makes it to rain on the just and unjust alike and with kindness He does
rule all things both in Heaven and the Earth.
That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
Brethren, if you are kind to those who are kind to you, what reward do you
have in Heaven?
Even the unbelievers and sinners return kindness for kindness.
Matthew 5:46 For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same?
47 And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?
48 Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.
That ye may be the children of your Father Who dwelleth in the Heavens, be
ye kind to all people
and creatures at all times, even being kind to those who have been cruel
and mean to you.
Matthew 5:44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
For kindness is the fruit of the Spirit of forgiveness and mercy.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
Blessed are the kind hearted for they shall receive forgiveness and mercy.
¶Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:
Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.