Imagine A World Without Kindness

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It's A Wonderful Life - part 3

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Imagine A World Without Kindness

  1. 1. KINDNESS IS AN UNDESERVED ACT OR WORD OF COMPASSION
  2. 2. "Pottersville" Titus 3:3 For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by men and hating one another;
  3. 3. In our personal life: •Foolish •Disobedient •Led astray •Enslaved
  4. 4. In our relationships: •Malice •Envy •Hatred
  5. 5. God's Mercy Titus 3:4 … but when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared,
  6. 6. God's Mercy 5 he saved us, not because of deeds done by us in righteousness, but in virtue of his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal in the Holy Spirit,
  7. 7. God's Mercy 6 which he poured out upon us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior,
  8. 8. God's Mercy Exodus 34:6 The LORD passed before him, and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness,
  9. 9. God's Mercy Exodus 34:7 … keeping steadfast love for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, but who will by no means clear the guilty,
  10. 10. God's Mercy visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children and the children's children, to the third and the fourth generation."
  11. 11. God's Kindness Titus 3:4 … but when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared,
  12. 12. God's Kindness 5 he saved us, not because of deeds done by us in righteousness, but in virtue of his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal in the Holy Spirit,
  13. 13. God's Kindness 6 which he poured out upon us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior,
  14. 14. God's Kindness Acts 14:17 "Yet he has not left himself without testimony: He has shown kindness by giving you rain from heaven and crops in their seasons; he provides you with plenty of food and fills your hearts with joy."
  15. 15. God's Kindness Zephaniah 3:17 "The LORD your God is with you, a warrior who gives victory. He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will renew you with His love, He will exult over you with loud singing."
  16. 16. God's Kindness Titus 3:7 … so that we might be justified by his grace and become heirs in hope of eternal life. 8 The saying is sure.
  17. 17. Reflecting God's Kindness Titus 3:8 ...I desire you to insist on these things, so that those who have believed in God may be careful to apply themselves to good deeds; these are excellent and profitable to men.
  18. 18. Reflecting God's Kindness Matthew 5:43 "You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’
  19. 19. Reflecting God's Kindness 44 But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
  20. 20. Reflecting God's Kindness 45 that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
  21. 21. Reflecting God's Kindness 46 If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?
  22. 22. Reflecting God's Kindness 47"And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that?
  23. 23. Reflecting God's Kindness 48 Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect."
  24. 24. Responding to God's Kindness Romans 2:4 Or do you show contempt for the riches of his kindness, tolerance and patience, not realizing that God's kindness leads you toward repentance?
  25. 25. Responding to God's Kindness Hosea 14:4 The Lord says, "Then I will heal you of your faithlessness; my love will know no bounds, for my anger will be gone forever."
  26. 26. Responding to God's Kindness ONE DAY… Ephesians 2:6–7 And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus,
  27. 27. Responding to God's Kindness in order that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus.

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