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Galatians 6:1 My friends, if anyone is detected in a transgression, you who have received the Spirit should restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness.
The thing that amazes me about all this is how it works. One minute the kids might be yelling at each other and freely shedding tears, and the next moment, after the work of forgiveness, they might be playing peacefully or cuddling on the couch. I love how the letter to the Galatians puts it, that we should, “restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness.” My hunch is that if we all approached each other with more gentleness, the world would be a better place.