Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Talk to me, Abba.

Learn to love. Love is not based on the performance of the other individual. Love doesn't react in anger or disdain at every wrong move. Love wants what is best. I want what is best for those around you. My hope is not to punish them and lead them into regret that leads to bitterness. My hope is that kindness leads them to repentance. My hope is that you display that kindness. Boundaries and lines can still be issued with grace. Extend that grace.

Or do you show contempt for the riches of his kindness, forbearance and patience, not realizing that God’s kindness is intended to lead you to repentance? Romans 2:4
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