Monday, July 25, 2016


Compassion - by Laurie McTier

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, To preach the acceptable year of the Lord." Luke 4:18, 19

Compassion allows us to identify with our brothers and sisters. We learn to suffer when they suffer and rejoice when they rejoice. Christ related to their suffering as He sensed their heart cries.

In a message using the illustration of the friends of the paralytic man in the New Testament, C. H. Spurgeon writes: "We can not be of any use, we wish we could preach." Those men could not preach! They did not need to preach. They lowered the paralytic man and their work was done. They could not preach, but they could hold a rope."

In the Christian church we want not only preachers, but soul winners who can bear souls and feel the solemn burden, men who maybe cannot talk, but who can weep; men who do not break men's hearts with their language, but who can break their own hearts with their compassion."

True mission work is rooted in whole-hearted heart service for our God.

Daily Prayer Focus: Pray that God will give you His vision, His heart, and His compassion so that you can utilize your spiritual gifts effectively for His Kingdom.

On The Go Prayer Focus: The Finances of Team as they boldly go out for Jesus Christ. Pray that all their needs will be met at home and for the projects they are working on.

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