We ought to treat other people with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, patience, forbearance, and forgiveness.
Really, you will find five nouns: compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience, that are probably set in comparison to the five sins in verse 5 and also the five other sins in verse 8. вЂњBearing with each other and forgiving each otherвЂќ describe the real manner in which those five virtues are positioned into training. But IвЂ™m going to deal with forbearance and forgiveness as two extra characteristics that assist our relationships be healthy.
I have two observations before we look at these qualities. First, every Christian need to have these character characteristics, but there is however freedom for various character kinds. To phrase it differently, all mature Christians arenвЂ™t likely to have a similar generic personality. These characteristics will need one form by having a Barnabas, another with a Paul, and another having a Peter. Continue reading