I published a little too soon before–here are some updates.
“Be kind to one another, tender hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.” Ephesians 4:32
Kindness. It is what our 11 year old dog McCoy needs to exhibit to his new baby sister Elsa. When she nips at his ears, kindness is not forthcoming! It is very interesting to me that most of the verses in the New Testament that deal with kindness also have some correlation with forgiveness. Instead of taking revenge, show kindness. When someone nips you on the ears, don’t retaliate with a growl. Instead, be tender-hearted, kind, and forgiving. When you think about it, that is exactly what God has done for us. He took on the payment and punishment for our sin so that we would experience His loving-kindness. People tend to categorize God as “the God of the Old Testament” and “the God of the New Testament.” I’ve…
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