Do Good

Day 2 of 3 • This day’s reading

Devotional

Withhold Not Good.


“Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.” Proverbs‬ ‭3:27‬ ‭KJV‬‬


When it is in your power to do good—choose to do good even when others aren’t able to see your good works. Choose to do good behind the scenes. Choose to do good when no one is watching.


Matthew‬ ‭5:44‬ ‭KJV‬‬ declares, “But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;” Choose to do good unto those who use you. Bless them that curse you. Love your enemies.


The Amplified Version expounds upon Proverbs‬ ‭3:27‬ ‭AMPC‬‬ in the following manner, “Withhold not good from those to whom it is due [its rightful owners], when it is in the power of your hand to do it.” When it’s in your power to give a compliment—choose to do good. When it’s in your power to sow good—choose to sow good tidings.


The New Living Translation expounds upon Proverbs‬ ‭3:27‬ ‭NLT‬‬ in the following manner, “Do not withhold good from those who deserve it when it’s in your power to help them.”


The New Living Translation highlights upon the word “Help”. Choose to do good and help others. When it’s in your power to show good unto others—choose to do so. “Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.” Psalm‬ ‭37:27‬ ‭KJV‬‬