Daily Devotional: September 13, 2023 – 1 Peter 3:8

“Live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble.” – 1 Peter 3:8

Thoughts on Today’s Verse

Every day, we meet all sorts of people. They might be like us or very different. But no matter who they are or where they come from, we’re told in 1 Peter 3:8 to “live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble.”

This isn’t always easy, right? Sometimes, people can be tough to understand. Other times, we might not agree with what they’re saying or doing. But we’re told to love them like we would a brother or sister. Why is this important?

Well, imagine a world where everyone treated each other kindly, with respect and understanding. It sounds so nice, doesn’t it? This is the sort of world God wants for us.

Also, being humble means not thinking we’re better than others. It means we accept that everyone makes mistakes, even us! We need to be understanding and patient.

The good news is being compassionate, humble, and loving isn’t just good for those around us. It’s good for us, too! It brings peace and joy to our hearts. These are the gifts God gives to those who follow His word.

So today, let’s try to be a little more understanding, a bit more patient, and a lot more kind. This is what God asks of us, and it’s a big part of what makes life so wonderful.

My Prayer

Dear God,

We come to You today asking for Your guidance. Please give us the strength to be kind, understanding, and loving to all, even in the toughest situations.

Help us remember to be humble, to acknowledge our mistakes and imperfections, and to be compassionate to those around us. Show us the way to let Your love shine brightly for others to see.

Guide us each day, so we can live in harmony with everyone we meet. With Your grace, we can make our world a more loving place. We thank You, God, for being our guiding light in all we do.


4 thoughts on “Daily Devotional: September 13, 2023 – 1 Peter 3:8”

    • Hello,

      Thank you for sharing your heartfelt sentiments with us. We believe that these spiritual gifts are part of God’s grace, bestowed upon us for growth and resilience. We’re pleased to know that you’re actively experiencing and acknowledging them in your own life. May these gifts continue to enrich your life and spiritual journey.

      Stay blessed and thank you again for being an active part of the GodlyBible community. 🙏

      Best Regards,


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