Seek To Do Good

So,  Mark and I get a daily devotional sent to us in the mornings from Joel Osteen. And todays was so inspiring I just couldn't keep it to myself. Hope it touches you as much as it touched us:

Today's Scripture

“See that none of you repays another with evil for evil, but always aim to show kindness and seek to do good to one another and to everybody” (I Thessalonians 5:15).

Today's Word from Joel and Victoria

In Galatians chapter five, the Bible talks about nine specific fruits of the Spirit. These are spiritual qualities that manifest in our lives when we allow Him to work in us. The more we invite God to move in our hearts and follow His Word, the more those attributes will be displayed through us. Kindness and goodness are two of those qualities. The Bible tells us that His kindness leads people to repentance. Kindness advances the kingdom of God. The more kindness and goodness we show other people, the more we are acting like God. 

The Bible tells us that what we sow, we shall reap. When we seek to do good for others, we will reap goodness in our own lives in return. I encourage you today to look for ways to show kindness and goodness to the people around you even when they aren’t kind to you. Don’t repay evil for evil. Take the high road. Bless those who wrongfully use you. Seek to do good, show kindness, and you will see it come back as blessings in your own life in return!


The Ponds said...

Love Love Love Joel Osteen...I listen to his books on tape every morning on the way to work!

Day said...

Alison! so glad to see your blog. thanks for the congrats, and i'm happy to have a way to keep up with you!


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