When you think of kindness who comes to mind? Why?
1 Corinthians 13:4 Love is patient, love is kind.
Do you think of yourself as a patient person?
Who do you tend to run out of patience with?
What do you think it means to be kind?
When we live a life of kindness, we go beyond just being nice. We actually look for ways to be helpful and give others joy. How is being nice different than trying to intentionally show kindness?
Sometimes kindness will cost you. How can being considerate and helpful to others cost you?
Colossians 3:12 – Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
What do you think it means to clothe yourself with kindness?
Why do you think people are rude and mean instead of kind?
Why is it important for “God’s chosen people” (Christians) to be kind?
Make it personal
When is it difficult to be kind?
Why is it often difficult to be kind to your family?
What are some ways you can be intentional about kindness with your family?
How can kindness help a relationship that is struggling?
How could kindness change your family?
What would it take for our youth group to be known for kindness?