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1 Original Power Point By Richard Thetford Edited with additions of scriptures/etc Jack Wheeler – Clovis Ca.

2 Give Diligence: Add to Faith – Virtue Add to Virtue – Knowledge Add to Knowledge – Temperance Add to Temperance – Patience Add to Patience – Godliness Add to Godliness – Brotherly Kindness Add to Brotherly Kindness – Love “For if these things be in you and abound, they make you that you shall neither be barren or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ”

3 Brotherly Kindness Translated: “love of the brethren” The Cause: LOVE The Effect: KINDNESS The Cause: LOVE The Effect: KINDNESS Warm-heartedness, Goodness, Generosity, Helpfulness

4 John 13: A new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another; even as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. 35 By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. 1 Peter 1:22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth unto unfeigned love of the brethren, love one another from the heart fervently:

5 Brotherly Kindness Commanded In the Old Testament –Zechariah 7:9 Thus hath Jehovah of hosts spoken, saying, Execute true judgment, and show kindness and compassion every man to his brother.

6 Brotherly Kindness Commanded In the Old Testament –Deuteronomy 22:1 These are the statutes and the ordinances which ye shall observe to do in the land which Jehovah, the God of thy fathers, hath given thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth.

7 Brotherly Kindness Commanded By Peter –1 Peter 2:17 Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.

8 Brotherly Kindness Commanded By Paul Ephesians 4:32 And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.

9 Ways Brotherly Kindness Can Be Shown Through our conversation –Proverbs 31:26 She openeth her mouth with wisdom; And the law of kindness is on her tongue. “kindness makes a person attractive. If you would win the world, melt it, do not hammer it.” ---- Alexander Maclaren

10 Ways Brotherly Kindness Can Be Shown Through our conversation –Colossians 4:6 Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer each one. “kindness makes a person attractive. If you would win the world, melt it, do not hammer it.” ---- Alexander Maclaren

11 Ways Brotherly Kindness Can Be Shown Through our conversation Through sympathy toward one another –1 Corinthians 12:25 that there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another. “kindness makes a person attractive. If you would win the world, melt it, do not hammer it.” ---- Alexander Maclaren

12 Ways Brotherly Kindness Can Be Shown Through our conversation Through sympathy toward one another –Matthew 14:14 And he came forth, and saw a great multitude, and he had compassion on them, and healed their sick. “kindness makes a person attractive. If you would win the world, melt it, do not hammer it.” ---- Alexander Maclaren

13 Ways Brotherly Kindness Can Be Shown By practicing the “golden rule” Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets. Matthew 7:12 To get the full understanding of the meaning of this verse: Change places with the other fellow!

14 Ways Brotherly Kindness Can Be Shown By doing good for evil –Matthew 5:46-48 – 46 For if ye love them that love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same? 47 And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the Gentiles the same? 48 Ye therefore shall be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

15 Ways Brotherly Kindness Can Be Shown By doing good for evil 1 Peter 3: Finally, ye all likeminded, compassionate, loving as brethren, tenderhearted, humble minded: 9 not rendering evil for evil, or reviling for reviling; 10 For, He that would love life, And see good days, Let him refrain his tongue from evil, 11 And let him turn away from evil, and do good.

16 Ways Brotherly Kindness Can Be Shown By doing good for evil –Romans 12: Render to no man evil for evil. Take thought for things honorable in the sight of all men. 18 If it be possible, as much as in you lieth, be at peace with all men. 19 Avenge not yourselves, beloved, but give place unto the wrath of God: for it is written, Vengeance belongs unto me; I will recompense, saith the Lord.

17 Remember

18 CONCLUSION

19 1 Corinthians 8:12 And thus, sinning against the brethren, and wounding their conscience when it is weak, ye sin against Christ.

20 “For if these things be in you and abound, they make you that you shall neither be barren or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ”

21 Invitation Have you been unkind to any of the brethren?

22 Invitation Do you need to ask for the prayers of the brethren?

23 Invitation Have you shown unkindness to Jesus ?

24 Invitation By failing to follow his word and become a Christian?


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