“In Spirit Of Softness” ( Galatians 6:1, WYC ) by Carley Evans

“In spirit of softness,” approach the person “occupied in guilt” — in any guilt — to inform him or her of the way out. The way out of being occupied by guilt, of course, is Jesus Christ, and Him crucified and glorified. And while informing the other person so as to restore them to wholeness, “behold [yourself], lest that [you] be tempted.”

“Brethren, if a man be occupied in any guilt, ye that be spiritual, inform ye such one in spirit of softness, beholding thyself, lest that thou be tempted.”

Paul calls us to be gentle with each other, recognizing that we each are as prone to guilt as the next. We who are spiritual, says Paul, may teach the one who is occupied in any guilt; but, our teaching must be done with softness.

We know our lives are snatched from death by the Holy Spirit; our task is to remind our brother or sister who is stuck in the mire of guilt that God forgives and restores.


10 Comments Add yours

  1. lambskinny says:

    Thank you much, Julie.

  2. Carley, I am nominating you for the ABC Award. My post on Wed. will give details.

    1. lambskinny says:

      Well thank you so much, Drusilla. I look forward to discovering more about the ABC Award. God bless. Carley

  3. That’s what we are born again to do. Amen Carley Thanks for the Post

    1. lambskinny says:

      You’re very welcome, Peace in Heaven.

  4. Petra says:

    So true, thanks!

    1. lambskinny says:

      You’re welcome; blessings to you, Petra.

  5. lambskinny says:

    Thanks Tikk Tok and Michael.

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