Instead, be kind to each other, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you. Ephesian 4:32
- Disposed to do good to others, and to make them happy by granting their requests, supplying their wants or assisting them in distress; having tenderness or goodness of nature; benevolent; benignant.
God is kind to the unthankful, and to the evil. Luke 6:35.
Be ye kind one to another, tender-hearted. Ephesians 4:32.
- Proceeding from tenderness or goodness of heart; benevolent; as a kind act; a kind return of favors.
From the 1828 edition of “American Dictionary of the English Langue” by Noah Webster.
What it takes to be kind:
Kindness comes easily to me, yet I still struggle to exhibit this virtue in my life. Why? Because showing kindness makes one vulnerable to criticism and/or rejection. Allow me to explain. Two things you need to know about me before we explore this topic further. One, I am an introvert. In class, as a child, I never raised my hand. “Who cares if I know the answer? Once everyone stares at me, I’ll forget it.” (Can any of you relate?) The second thing you ought to know is,