Tag: Compassion

24
Apr

GOD, our Shepherd!

Isaiah 40:11 He will feed His flock like a shepherd; He will gather the lambs with His arm, And carry them in His bosom, And gently lead those who are with young. Most of us are well versed with Psalm 23, the Lord, our Shepherd. What does the Lord imply when He identifies Himself with a mere shepherd? Why […]

01
Apr

THE GOD OF ALL COMFORT AND MERCIES

2 Corinthians 1:3 – “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort.” When we have felt something and can express that exact feeling to someone else, this is called empathy, and our empathy with the feeling of another, the pain of another, has […]

29
Mar

FATHER GOD

2 Corinthians 6:18 – “I will be a Father to you, And you shall be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty.” Whether some of us had or still have a biological father, it is not uncommon to have felt rejection, abandonment, criticism, inferior, disapproved by these imperfect human beings, who tried their best […]

22
Oct

What does the Lord require of you?

Micah 6:8 He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? What does it take to walk with the Lord? Micah lists three simple, but important requirements that the Lord looks for. […]

21
May

“The Throne of Grace”

Hebrews 4:16– “Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.” There is absolutely nothing God does not know about us. Nothing. He knows us from the beginning of Creation, He knows our thoughts. And His thoughts are not like […]

01
May

Diffusers of Heavenly Fragrance

2 Corinthians 2:14 Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place. One of the most powerful senses we have is the sense of smell. Take for instance the smell of a baby which is so distinct. You’ve probably […]

19
Oct

Don’t Lose Hope

Psalm 46:1  God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble. Four days had passed since his demise. They had wrapped him in grave clothes and laid him in a tomb. Mary and Martha were in weeping when the Lord Jesus arrived. They told Him that if He had only arrived “on […]

02
Nov

Eternal Compassion

2 Corinthians 4:8-9 We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed.   Did you know that Jesus is passionate about compassion? Yes, compassion was the driving force that compelled Him to leave His throne in heaven and step down to Earth, to die for […]