God is . . . Kind (Exploring the awesome nature of God, part 3) May 31, 2009

Kindness: usefulness, good, gentleness

2 Cor. 6:6 sweetness
– we are to serve in kindness
– God freely gives us mercy, goodness, kindness
Matt. 5:20; Ps. 141:5; Ps. 117:2; Joel 2:13

Eph. 2:1-9 – God is looking for dispensers of His kindness

Luke 6:35-36 – Give expecting nothing in return
Rom. 11:17-24; Matt. 10:28-31
– kindness is what we fly to, severity is what we flee from

2 Sam. 9:1-13 – Mephibosheth was shown kindness by king David