Updated: Nov 20, 2019
Wednesday's Word of Encouragement
gra·cious | \ ˈgrā-shəs \
1a: marked by kindness and courtesy
b: characterized by charm, good taste, generosity of spirit, and the tasteful leisure of wealth and good breeding
d: marked by tact and delicacy : URBANE
2: MERCIFUL, COMPASSIONATE —used conventionally of royalty and high nobility
3a archaic : PLEASING, ACCEPTABLE
B obsolete : GODLY
I love the first definition of the word gracious.
When we are marked by kindness and courtesy we retain honor.
Another phrase to describe gracious is “generosity of spirit”. This is so encouraging because being gracious is more than simply mustering up manners, but it is who we are inside - how God designed us to be! God is generous and when His Spirit lives in us generosity should flow out of us.
Being gracious - allowing kindness, courtesy, and generosity to flow to others will help us -
be Inspired, be Productive, be Fulfilled so that we can bENCOURAGEd Today!
I want to be gracious to you and give you what I call a "High FIVE" right to your INBOX.
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