Walk with Forbearance
The Upward Look
by Max D. Hutto,
“with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love” Ephesians 4:2 ESV
Closely tied to patience, bearing with one another is a character quality that Paul lists that describes a walk in Christ. Forbearance is being tolerant and understanding of other believers. It is treating them with kindness, sympathy, and grace, especially as they struggle in their weaknesses and failings as they attempt to grow in their walk with Christ. It is supporting them and forgiving them just as Christ has forgiven you. Bearing with one another is showing love and grace to others just like Christ has shown to you.
Lord Jesus, help me to see others through Your eyes of grace and to lovingly encourage them in their walk with You. Let my daily walk reflect Your grace and love.
June 3, 2022 - © Copyright 2022, Max D. Hutto.
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