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  • Compassion

    Contributed by Tony Earl on Nov 23, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    #2 [COMPASSION] One of God’s faithful missionaries, Allen Gardiner, experienced many physical difficulties and hardships throughout his service to the Savior. Despite his troubles, he said, "While God gives me strength, failure will not daunt me." In 1851, at the age of 57, he died of disease and more

  • Compassion For

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 18, 2009

    Compassion for "Dirty Dog Gentiles" Mark 7:36-37 Jesus commanded them not to tell anyone. But the more he did so, the more they kept talking about it. People were overwhelmed with amazement. “He has done everything well,” they said. “He even makes the deaf hear and the mute speak.” (NIV) These more

  • Compassion For The ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 7, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Compassion for the Down-and-Out “I heard (this story) from a friend who works with the down-and-out in Chicago: A prostitute came to me in wretched straits, homeless, sick, unable to buy food for her two-year-old daughter. Through sobs and tears, she told me she had been renting out her daughter – more

  • Compassion

    Contributed by Glynda Lomax on Dec 27, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    “You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson She was a nurse employed at a residential care home in Western Oklahoma. It was a muggy summer night and many of the residents seemed more restless than usual. One of the patients, an more

  • Compassion

    Contributed by Shine Thomas on Nov 9, 2018

    My Pastor in Calcutta, Pr. Mark Buntin came to India in 1954. He started a series of project for the poor in Calcutta. In 1964, the Buntains opened their first school for 200 children. A year later, they began a feeding program, starting with free school lunches of milk and parathas. One day as more

  • Condemnation Or Compassion  PRO

    Contributed by David Simmons on Feb 22, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    CONDEMNATION OR COMPASSION Tony Campolo tells the story of a New York City pastor who chose to take a funeral that no other minister would take. The man who died was a homosexual who died of AIDS. The minister agreed to do the funeral. When he got to the graveside, he discovered an audience more

  • What Is Compassion?  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2002
    based on 27 ratings

    WHAT IS COMPASSION? "Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else’s skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you more

  • A Vacation Of Compassion  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 14, 2002
    based on 11 ratings

    A VACATION OF COMPASSION In 1958, 35 year old Englishwoman Anita Goulden went on holiday to Peru to visit her brother. Anita was a widowed, single mother who owned two haberdasheries in Manchester, England. She was about to go home by way of the United States when she saw an unbelievable more

  • Keeping Compassion  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    KEEPING COMPASSION Finding his newly-appointed pastor standing at his study window in the church weeping as he looked over the inner city’s tragic conditions, a layman sought to console him: "Don’t worry. After you’ve been here a while, you’ll get used to it." Responded the minister, "Yes, I more

  • Compassion's Reward  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 16, 2001
    based on 16 ratings

    COMPASSION'S REWARD Born over sixty years ago in Yugoslavia, she responded to God’s call on her life while still a teenager. A missionary’s strong challenge to give her life to teaching in India resulted in her appointment to the city of Calcutta. Some months later she saw a sight which more

  • Having Compassion

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Sep 12, 2011

    HAVING COMPASSION Let’s suppose for a moment that it was Friday night and you wanted to go to a movie. You’re running late for the movie because you got home late, and then once you put down the keys, you forgot where you placed them. It was frustrating but you did find them. You finally jump more

  • The Bible Is A Compass

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Nov 18, 2011

    THE BIBLE IS A COMPASS Just before the outbreak of the First World War, a small ship named the Endurance set sail from Briton with a crew intent on being the first to cross the South Pole. The ship reached Antarctica, but became ice bound in the Weddle Sea. Soon they had to abandon their ship and more

  • A Study In Compassion

    Contributed by Josh Hunt on Feb 10, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    A STUDY IN COMPASSION John Darley and Daniel Batson decided to replicate the story of the Good Samaritan with seminary students. A few variables were introduced. The seminarians were interviewed and asked why they wanted to go into ministry. There were a variety of responses, but the vast majority more

  • Compassion For The Lost

    Contributed by Shine Thomas on Nov 9, 2018

    D.L. Moody told the story of his conversion this way: “When I was in Boston I used to attend a Sunday school class, and one day I recollect my teacher came around behind the counter of the shop I was at work in, and put his hand upon my shoulder, and talked to me about Christ and my soul. I had not more

  • Compassion, Lack Of

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Apr 11, 2022

    Reading a book called Compassion: A Reflection on the Christian life and the book said, “Compassion is neither our central concern nor our primary stance in life. What we really desire is to make it in life, to get ahead, to be first, to be different. We want to forge our identifies by carving more

  • Motherhood And Compassion

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Apr 19, 2022

    Motherhood and Compassion. A few days ago, I made a marvelous discovery. In the Hebrew language of the Old Testament the word for “compassion” comes from the root word, “womb.” The picture is of a birthing. It is also the picture of a faithful mother giving all she's got to bring a little more

  • Where Is Your Compass?

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on May 2, 2008

    WHERE IS YOUR COMPASS? Before the days of modern navigational aids, a traveler made the Atlantic crossing in a boat equipped with two compasses. One was fixed to the deck where the man at the wheel could see it. The other compass was fastened up on one of the masts, and often a sailor would be more

  • Captain Jack's Compass  PRO

    Contributed by Susan Blader on Jan 21, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Captain Jack’s Compass In the movie, “The Pirates of the Caribbean,” Captain Jack Sparrow has a compass. It is no ordinary compass. Rather than pointing north, it points toward whatever the person holding it wants most. It might be treasure, or a person, or a location. But it only works if the more

  • Compassion International And The International ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 27, 2006

    Compassion International and the International Bible Society have launched a 4-year children’s Bible-reading initiative, called Aventuras Biblicas, to effectively present God’s Word to children registered in Compassion’s sponsorship programs in Latin America. More than 100,000 children, ages 5-7, more

  • Eusebius On Christian Compassion  PRO

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 2, 2013
    based on 5 ratings

    EUSEBIUS ON CHRISTIAN COMPASSION The Christian conquest of the Roman Empire came not by the sword, but by the preaching of the gospel joined with acts of compassion. In the middle of the 3rd century AD there was a terrible plague and many died. The pagans and doctors left the cities to avoid more