Category Archives: compassion

December 9th-To be ready for good works, to maintain peace, and to treat all men as equals

Titus 3: 1Remind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed, 2to malign no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing every consideration for all men. 3For we also once were … Continue reading

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December 7th-most of this could be avoided if those on both sides would only reconcile themselves to Jesus

1 Timothy 5: 8But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. 1 Timothy 6: 17Instruct those who are rich in this … Continue reading

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December 5th-The actions are directed at various people in different situations, but the last one, patience, is for all situations

1 Thessalonians 5:14We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone. Paul describes some of the desirable Christian behaviors and these for the most part are actions. The actions are directed at … Continue reading

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December 4th-Paul is teaching his teachers to treat newer believers as you would children, with plenty of exhortation and encouragement.

1 Thessalonians 2:9For you recall, brethren, our labor and hardship, how working night and day so as not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God. 10You are witnesses, and so is … Continue reading

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December 1st- here we are again are being reminded that serving others does indeed benefit us in the long run, especially in the eternal run.

Philippians 2:3Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; 4do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others. Not an … Continue reading

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November 24th-He knows where our heart is, and the spirit in which we have given.

2 Corinthians 9: 7Each one must do just as he has purposed in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 8And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that always … Continue reading

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November 22nd-How well do our lives describe the Lord?

2 Corinthians 3: 2You are our letter, written in our hearts, known and read by all men; 3being manifested that you are a letter of Christ, cared for by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the … Continue reading

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