I read this scripture the other day:
Jude 1 v 2: May mercy, [soul] peace, and love be multiplied to you.
Isn't that beautiful? Yes, I pray that God's mercy - undeserved, His grace - unmerited, His peace - complete and other worldly, be multiplied to you. Maybe we should take that a step forward and try practice to offer grace, mercy, peace-keeping and loving to others. Imagine what the world would be like.
Well, maybe we cannot change the world, but we can change the atmosphere around us. That is my challenge for myself this week. I am going to try more consciously to be merciful and gracious, loving and peace-seeking! What an awesome way to sow today.
And we know that what we sow today, we don't necessarily reap today, but the Word is true and it says we WILL reap what we sow in DUE time.
Gal 6 v 9: And let us not lose heart and grow weary and faint in acting nobly and doing right, for in due time and at the appointed season we shall reap, if we do not loosen and relax our courage and faint.
My encouragement to you is to offer to others the behaviour and attitude that you would want from others. I know its not easy and I fail daily. Thus I am so grateful that God's mercies are new everyday. (Lam 3v22-23)