Category Archives: Compassion

February 8 – Compassion – Eyes of a shepherd

Read Matthew 9:1-38 A paralytic was made to walk. A sinner was forgiven. A man of reputation was invited to follow. A dead girl was raised. A suffering woman was finally made whole. Two blind men were given sight. A mute … Continue reading

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February 7 – Compassion – Recognizing needs and throwing money

Read Luke 9:10-17 and John 6:1-13 You may be surprised to hear that this is the only miracle that is recorded in all four of the gospels. But that fact makes the feeding of the 5000 no more historically true than a miracle … Continue reading

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February 6 – Compassion – From a friend in need to a Father who cares

Read Luke 11:1-13 The disciples had observed something in Jesus that they wanted to experience.  They were aware of something John had done with his disciples that they wanted Jesus to do with them.  They wanted to learn to pray, and … Continue reading

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February 5 – Compassion – A woman in need of grace and truth

Read John 8:1-11 “Then neither do I condemn you,” Jesus declared. “Go now and leave your life of sin.”  (v. 11) While there is some question as to whether this section of John was part of the originally inspired writing of John, … Continue reading

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February 4 – Compassion – Jesus’ far-reaching hand of compassion

Read Acts 8:4-40 He had used Stephen’s martyrdom, and the church’s persecution, to spread His Word. Those who had been scattered preached the word wherever they went. (v4) The Holy Spirit was at it again. His mission: grow the Church. Further … Continue reading

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February 3 – Compassion – The beautiful beggar

Read Acts 3 I’d seen him a few times around the city. He looked normal enough. Except for the sign he held stating his need. I remember him well, even after eight years. He always looked so sad leaning against the … Continue reading

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February 2 – Compassion – Available to those in need

Read Luke 10:25-37 “I’m too busy.”  “I’m too important.”  “I have a pressing appointment.”  “He is from the wrong side of town.”  “His injuries are well beyond my first aid training.”  “Surely someone else will stop.”  “Maybe he is just pretending … Continue reading

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