Posted by: Pure Glory | 12/06/2018

Do The Unexpected–Bless Not Curse

by Hazel Straub

Honor the King of kings today, blessing and not cursing. To those who irritate, show graciousness. To those who degrade, show love. Season your interactions today with love and mercy!

Never retaliate when someone treats you wrongly, nor insult those who insult you, but instead, respond by speaking a blessing over them—because a blessing is what God promised to give you. (1 Peter 3:9 TPT)

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  1. This is kingdom etiquettes. nice one.

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  2. Very good words !

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  3. Yes! I need this reminder. I teach 8th grade math and sometimes my students challenge the process. Today I will season my response with love and mercy. My mercy meter is full again! Have a blessed day!

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    • Cindy, abundant blessings to you as you teach 8th graders. Yes, to love and mercy! Thank you! Blessings!

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  4. Amen! A very timely message and words to live by.
    Thank you. May the love you show come back to you in many blessings.

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    • You are welcome! I receive the blessings! May blessings come at you in all directions as you show love and mercy!

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  5. Such a lovely post and a reminder to always please the Lord

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  6. Let the light of love shine when people treat you with insults and aggression. We have the best example in our Lord Jesus. Let us follow Him.

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    • Yes, our Lord Jesus is a wonderful example of showing love and forgiveness to those who killed him.

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  7. yes and amen

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  8. Reminds me of Michelle Obama “When they go low you go high”💕

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    • It is the way of Jesus. Blessing those who cursed him and forgiving those who killed him.

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  9. bless those who curse you, pray for those who persecute you.
    (P.S. Did I remember that verse correctly?)

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  10. True advice.

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  11. This is so true. This is the only way that we can be blessed.

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