Musings on…. 1 Peter 3:8-12

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1 Peter 3:8-12

8Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble. 9Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. 10For,
   “Whoever would love life
      and see good days
   must keep his tongue from evil
      and his lips from deceitful speech.
    11He must turn from evil and do good;
      he must seek peace and pursue it.
    12For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous
      and his ears are attentive to their prayer,
   but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”

From these verses list what a believer will do if she/he does what is right(eous)….

  1. live in harmony w/ one another
  2. be sympathetic
  3. love as brothers
  4. be compassionate
  5. be humble
  6. do not repay with evil
  7. do not repay with insult
  8. bless those who do evil and insult you
  9. keep tongue from evil
  10. keep lips from deceitful speech (lying)
  11. turn from evil
  12. do good
  13. seek peace
  14. pursue peace

Lists; I like to make ’em, but they sometimes overwhelm me. So many things to remember, so many things I need to do, as a believer.

If we let it, it can become the only focus, the means to the end, a list of good deeds to win the love of God.

We need to remember, we already have the love of the Almighty God, even when we were still sinners, He loved us.

And

We are given the Holy Spirit to remind us and help us to do such things as the list above. Because God loves us.

Thank God Today!

 

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One response »

  1. Not our family…no more dog’s or cat’s. Love you 🙂
    Go out and multiply your awesome home engineering projects. Did I say I love you! I can never get tired of saying that….Love you….it’s addictive my love like God’s creatin just keeps multiplying upon you. Love you….Somebody STOP ME PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!

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