Be a Blessing

with Ron Deal | February 11, 2020

1 Peter 3:9 tells us not to retaliate or have a sharp tongue, but to "bless others." In our culture today people think their highest calling is to stand against someone publically and make them look bad. But how does criticism and judgment influence someone's heart? Instead, move toward people in understanding and compassion; that adds life to them. This applies everywhere. We are called first to bless. Only then is there room for correction or instruction, and not until. First, be a blessing.

1 Peter 3:9 tells us not to retaliate or have a sharp tongue, but to "bless others." In our culture today people think their highest calling is to stand against someone publically and make them look bad. But how does criticism and judgment influence someone's heart? Instead, move toward people in understanding and compassion; that adds life to them. This applies everywhere. We are called first to bless. Only then is there room for correction or instruction, and not until. First, be a blessing.

Be a Blessing

With Ron Deal
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February 11, 2020
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In this 60 second short feature, Ron Deal delivers a daily word of encouragement for those in stepfamilies and those who know them—which is a whole lot of us today. A relevant, real-world outlook with a biblical perspective.

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