Relief Society Lesson 21: The Power of Kindness

by | Sep. 25, 2012

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“[M]iracle[s] can happen and will happen when there is kindness, respect, and love. Why do any of us have to be so mean and unkind to others? Why can’t all of us reach out in friendship to everyone about us? Why is there so much bitterness and animosity? It is not a part of the gospel of Jesus Christ.” –President Gordon B. Hinckley, “The Need for Greater Kindness”, May 2006 Ensign

Jesus and the Woman Taken in AdulteryI think the subject of this lesson gets straight to the heart of the gospel of Jesus Christ. During His life, Jesus Christ was a wonderful example of kindness and love. He did not teach anger, bitterness or judgment. Rather than judge the woman caught in adultery he said to her accusers, “He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.”

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