“Done good to” so we can “do good”

Do Good!

Let the good that’s been done to you overflow in kind looks, generosity, gestures of love—acknowledgement that all humanity was made in God’s image and has equal value to yourself.

Do Good!

God can and will use this testament to His goodness lavished on us. When people ask Why?, we have a wonderful answer: Because God has been so good—through easy times and oh, so hard times—to me.

We’ve been “done good to!”

So we can Do Good!

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Luke 6:35 But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.

Romans 12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

Galatians 6:9-10 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.10 Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.

Ephesians 2:8-10 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast. 10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

II Thessalonians 3:13 And as for you, brothers and sisters, never tire of doing what is good.

I Timothy 6:18 Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share.

Hebrews 13:20-21 Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, 21 equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is pleasing to him, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

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