April 11, 2017
The Good Samaritan
A Collection of Attitudes
Life Application Bible NIV
Who was the wounded man?
—To the expert in the law, he was a subject to discuss.
—To the robbers, he was someone to use and exploit.
—To the religious man, he was a problem to be avoided.
—To the Innkeeper, he was a customer to serve for a fee
—To the Samaritan, he was a human being worth being cared for and loved
—To Jesus, all of them were worth dying for.
When the Holy Spirit moves into our hearts, he
|Hard hearts||Hearts yielded to the Lord|
Miscellaneous Quotes on Kindness
Before opening your mouth to speak, ask yourself 3 questions about what you are about to say:
Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?
It is not genius, nor glory, nor love that reflects the greatness of the human soul; it is kindness.
Henri Dominique Lacordaire)
Be kind and compassionate to one another forgiving each other just as in Christ God forgave you.
Be kind. Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
John Watson (a.k.a. Ian McLaren)
People who overlook little slights and keep reaching out to help one another with acts of kindness will have very little problem maintaining harmonious relationships.
Kind words are the music of the world. They have a power that seems to be beyond natural causes, as though they were some angel’s song which had lost its way and come back to earth.
Two important things are to have a genuine interest in people and to be kind to them.
Kindness, I have discovered, is everything in life.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Kindness can be its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.