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Love is Kind
July 17, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
1 Corinthians 13:4b

Love is Kind

July 17, 2021 / 1 Corinthians 13:4b

Why do we struggle with kindness?

  • Sin
  • Self
  • Society
  • Survival


#1. The meaning of kindness

I Cor. 13:4 (NASB95)

I John 3:18 (NASB95)

II Cor. 6:4-6 (NASB95)


#2. God is kind to us

Rom. 2:4 (NASB95)

Titus 3:4-7 (NASB95)

Matt. 11:30 (NASB95)

Luke 6:35 (NASB95)

I Pet. 2:1-3 (NASB95)


#3. What kindness looks like in our own lives

  • Having a kind disposition in your daily interactions

    >Noticing what others like
    >Noticing what others need
    >Noticing others

    Scan the room


  • Doing intentional acts of kindness for others

There is no limit to the impact a kind and loving church family can have on this world


  • Treating someone well even though they have not treated you well 

Eph. 4:32 (NASB95)


  • Speaking nicely of and to other people

James 3:10 (NASB95)

Why would I treat the people I love less kindly than others?
> I’m a faker
> I’m taking them for granted
> I’m taking advantage of their position
> I lack integrity

“The screen door challenge”


  • Removing the negative influences in your life

    I Cor. 15:33 (NASB95)

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