The fruit of Kindness is the result of the fruit of Love as are all the other fruits of the Spirit are. Love is the foundation! Kindness is an act of love, mercy and goodness shown to another. Kindness is one of God’s characteristics and so it should be one of ours, because we have the fruit of it on the inside of us through His Holy Spirit. Kindness shown to others will always be remembered and spoken of.
When we are deeply discouraged, and we remember the kindness of the Lord it instantly encourages us to know that He is with us and loves us (Psalm 42:6-8). It’s the same when we show kindness to others and they are discouraged they can think on your kindness towards them and be encouraged knowing that someone cares.
As believers in Messiah, let us not have kindness as the world does because the kindness of the wicked is cruel (Proverbs 12:10) This is what the LORD Almighty says: “Judge fairly and honestly, and show mercy and kindness to one another.” (Zechariah 7:9)
Let kindness be the rule when you give instructions as it is said in Proverbs 31:26. It’s only when we submit and allow Holy Spirit to controls our lives, is He able to produce the Fruit of Kindness in us.
“Kindness is more than deeds. It is an attitude, an expression, a look, a touch. It is anything that lifts another person.” − C. Neil Strait
Philippians 4:17 NLT
“I don’t say this because I want a gift from you. What I want is for you to receive a well-earned reward because of your kindness.”
Psalm 145:17 NLT
“The LORD is righteous in everything He does; He is filled with kindness.”