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"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.  Against such things there is no law."  Galatians 5:22-23
FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT
KINDNESS
MERCIFUL, SWEET AND TENDER
DEFINITION: 
Kindness is an eagerness to put others at ease.  It is a sweet and attractive temperament that shows friendly regard.
 
EXEMPLIFIED IN JESUS:
"But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy.  He saved us through the washing of rebirth and renewal by the Holy Spirit" Titus 3:4-5
 
"And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus, 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."          Ephesians 2:6-7
 
OTHER SCRIPTURE REFERENCES:
"A kindhearted woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth.  A kind man benefits himself, but a cruel man brings trouble on himself." Proverbs 11:16-17
 
"This is what the Lord says:  'Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, but let him who boasts boast about this:  that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight,' declares the Lord." Jeremiah 9:23-24
 
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