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									        Original Power Point
                 By
         Richard Thetford

      www.thetfordcountry.com

Edited with additions of scriptures/etc

     Jack Wheeler – Clovis Ca.

        jackoredie@kusa.net
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”
 Brotherly
 Kindness
Translated: “love of the brethren”
Warm-heartedness, Goodness, Generosity, Helpfulness

        The Cause: LOVE
      The Effect: KINDNESS
John 13:34-35
34 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:
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.
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.
Brotherly Kindness Commanded
   • By Peter
     – 1 Peter 2:17

            Honor all men. Love the
            brotherhood. Fear God.
            Honor the king.
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.
      Ways Brotherly Kindness
          Can Be Shown
        • Through our conversation
“kindness makes a person attractive. If you would win the
world, melt it, do not hammer it.” ---- Alexander Maclaren

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

 – Colossians 4:6
     Let your speech be always with grace,
     seasoned with salt, that ye may know how
     ye ought to answer each one.



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       Ways Brotherly Kindness
           Can Be Shown
         • Through our conversation
 “kindness makes a person attractive. If you would win the
 world, melt it, do not hammer it.” ---- Alexander Maclaren

• 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.
       Ways Brotherly Kindness
           Can Be Shown
• Through our conversation
 “kindness makes a person attractive. If you would win the
 world, melt it, do not hammer it.” ---- Alexander Maclaren

• 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.
   Ways Brotherly Kindness
       Can Be Shown
 • By practicing the “golden rule”

 Therefore, whatever         To get the full
you want men to do to     understanding of the
you, do also to them,     meaning of this verse:
for this is the Law and
     the Prophets.         Change places
     Matthew 7:12             with the
                            other fellow!
       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.
       Ways Brotherly Kindness
           Can Be Shown
            • By doing good for evil
• 1 Peter 3:8-11
  8 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.
      Ways Brotherly Kindness
          Can Be Shown
        • By doing good for evil
– Romans 12:17-19
 17 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.
Remember
CONCLUSION
1 Corinthians 8:12
And thus, sinning against the brethren,
and wounding their conscience when it
is weak, ye sin against Christ.
“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”
Invitation
 Have you been
unkind to any of
 the brethren?
Invitation
Do you need to
  ask for the
prayers of the
  brethren?
Invitation
Have you shown
 unkindness to
    Jesus ?
Invitation
  By failing to
follow his word
 and become a
   Christian?

								
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