Time of Need
Theme of the Week: True Compassion
Monday, June 26, 2017
Key Bible Verse: Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. (Romans 12:15, NIV)
Dig Deeper: 2 Corinthians 1:3-11
True compassion goes so much further than pity. It layers action onto our feelings.
—Jason Mitchell (A teaching pastor at Lives Changed by Christ Church near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
A few years ago, I was driving home approaching the spot where [two teenagers had died
the previous day in a car accident]. Just off the pavement a large group of people were crying and hugging.
This simple prayer erupted from my heart: “God, please comfort them”