Compassion is the “sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a ” (Miriam Webster)
1 John 3:18
33 But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took on him. 34 He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, brought him to an inn and took care of him. 35 The next day he took out two denarii and gave them to the innkeeper. ‘Look after him,’ he said, ‘and when I return, I will reimburse you for any extra expense you may have.’
Compassion to seek action.
The Samaritan cast aside and helped the man who was in need.
He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you?
To act , and to love , and to walk with your God.
How can we be compassionate?
- on your feelings of compassion
- Be a
- Be for those who have been compassionate to you.
We live in a time of deep .