Ever been in the middle of two very drastic and opposite experiences? Ever had a touch personal situation and at the same time needed to deliver good news? Ever had a traumatic experience personally and then had to celebrate someone else? Where do you put your focus in order to make both possible? How do… Continue reading Working thru the damage of the storm while delivering good news to others.
Ever had compassion on someone and in your heart you wanted to do something for them? Ever had a situation where you wanted to find a way to help someone else? Ever had a heart filled desire to help others? Ever had them reject your offer? Ever had them reject you? Ever had them accuse… Continue reading Even when you come with the best of intentions, people may still reject you.
Do you realize it will cost you something? Do you realize that you have already been given what is required? Do you realize it means you have to be willing to do something? We need to go beyond being hearers of the Word to becoming doers of the Word. Will you pick up the call… Continue reading Do you have enough compassion to make it right?
Will you look up at people, engage, encounter people right where they are at? Will you look in and ask God to show you what you need to do? Will you look out and consider what has God put in my hands to do today? Do you see people who need a cup of cold… Continue reading How will you demonstrate compassion today?
Ever heard of any compassion ministries? Ever heard of Convoy of Hope? Ever heard of Compassion International? Ever heard of World Vision? Ever heard of Child Hope? Ever heard the story of why they do what they do? Ever looked up what compassion's definition is? Sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of… Continue reading Compassion…what does it mean to you?
Are you able to live passionately? Are you able to live out your passions? What is motivating you? What are your motives? How do you know which way to go? How do you know where to turn? Do you have an internal compass that leads and directs you? How do you know if it is… Continue reading What is your passion? What is your motive? What is your compass?
Do you realize that God is a merciful God? Do you realize because God is love that He is longsuffering? Do you realize that according to God being compassionate that He can blot out our transgressions? Because of God's love, grace, and mercy, He sent Jesus so that our iniquities could be washed away and… Continue reading Have mercy on me O God! (The Bible’s Impact on Acts of Mercy [Apr 9])
Don't be useless! Appreciate what you have! Be thankful! What are you thankful for today? What are you thankful about today? What is the reason for your thankfulness? Will you share it? Will you tell others about it? Will you speak of it? You don't want to be cut off from the vine! You want… Continue reading Thankful? For? About? Because?
What's going on in government? What's going on at the top? What's going on in the courts? What's going on in the corporations? What's working? What's not? What's present? What's missing? Is there an ethic? Is there a standard? Is there truth? Is there loyalty? Is there integrity? Is there hope? Is there love? Is… Continue reading What’s present? What’s missing?
Are you being faithful as He is faithful to you? Are you sticking with Him as He sticks near to you? Are you loving as He is love? Are you being truthful as He is truth? Are you walking away from Him? Are you turning your back on Him? Are you worshipping someone or something… Continue reading Do you realize how you are treating God?
Ever done something you regretted? Ever done something bad? Ever been confronted with a situation that seemed to be more than you can handle? Turn to God! Ask Jesus into your situation! Give it all up to Him! Do you realize all He has already done for you? Do you realize that He has paid… Continue reading Do you realize He paid it all? Will you receive the gift of grace?
Do you believe there is purpose? Do you believe there is a calendar and a schedule? Do you believe that it's not random? Do you believe it's not a coincidence? Do you believe that you were put in such a place on a such a day for such a thing as that? I have had… Continue reading Ever heard of the right place at the right time?
He loves us so much that even though He loves us as we are, He loves us too much to leave us there. That is why He provided instructions through the law of Leviticus for the Jesus (today's reading was from Leviticus 15). He loves us so much that God provided us the Bible to… Continue reading Do you realize how much God loves you?
God can make people have compassion on us. God can make people grant us favor. God can protect us through the storms of life! God can protect us through the valleys of life! He can do it when we are young! He can do it when we are old! Where does your hope come from? As… Continue reading God Our Protector – EL SHADDAI
Ever heard people make comments like "I don't know what they did, but it must have been bad for that to have happened to them"? Ever found people speaking blame based on what is going on without actually knowing what is going on? Consider the story of the man born blind and the question that… Continue reading Do you realize that what is happening isn’t always a symptom?