Category Archives: compassion

October 12th-There are two lessons in one teaching, as we so often see, present here

Luke 18: 4“For a while he was unwilling; but afterward he said to himself, ‘Even though I do not fear God nor respect man, 5yet because this widow bothers me, I will give her legal protection, otherwise by continually coming … Continue reading

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October 7th-for, whatever the question may be, Jesus is our answer.

Luke 9: 18And it happened that while He was praying alone, the disciples were with Him, and He questioned them, saying, “Who do the people say that I am?” Jesus has, at this point, gone to prayer, trying to be … Continue reading

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October 2nd-what would happen if we are asked to carry the cross of another?

Mark 15: 21They pressed* into service a passer-by coming from the country, Simon of Cyrene (the father of Alexander and Rufus), to bear His cross. We know we are asked to carry our own cross, but, what would happen if … Continue reading

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September 23rd-take the opportunities to serve and teach others when they arise

6Now when Jesus was in Bethany, at the home of Simon the leper, 7a woman came to Him with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume, and she poured it on His head as He reclined at the table. 8But … Continue reading

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September 16th-We need always to check our hearts for the right motivation for our actions.

Matthew 12: 7“But if you had known what this means, ‘I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT A SACRIFICE,’ you would not have condemned the innocent. Compassion is desired by the Lord because it usually is directed toward a specific person. Even … Continue reading

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September 15th- in the words of St Francis of Assisi, “preach the Gospel, if necessary, use words.”

Matthew 10: 32“Therefore everyone who confesses Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father who is in heaven. 33“But whoever denies Me before men, I will also deny him before My Father who is in heaven. As … Continue reading

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September 8th-Treat others with kindness and compassion.

8Then the word of the LORD came to Zechariah saying, 9“Thus has the LORD of hosts said, ‘Dispense true justice and practice kindness and compassion each to his brother; 10and do not oppress the widow or the orphan, the stranger … Continue reading

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