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COMPASSION
May 9, 2021
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Acts 3:1-10

COMPASSION

May 9, 2021 / Acts 3:1-10

Compassion

Series: “Stirred” part 3

Sunday, May 9, 2021

 

Isaiah 66:13As a mother comforts her son, so I will comfort you, and you will be comforted in Jerusalem.

Acts 3:1-10Now Peter and John were going up to the temple for the time of prayer at three in the afternoon. 2 A man who was lame from birth was being carried there. He was placed each day at the temple gate called Beautiful, so that he could beg from those entering the temple. 3 When he saw Peter and John about to enter the temple, he asked for money. 4 Peter, along with John, looked straight at him and said, “Look at us.” 5 So he turned to them, expecting to get something from them. 6 But Peter said, “I don’t have silver or gold, but what I do have, I give you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, get up and walk! ” 7 Then, taking him by the right hand he raised him up, and at once his feet and ankles became strong. 8 So he jumped up and started to walk, and he entered the temple with them — walking, leaping, and praising God. 9 All the people saw him walking and praising God, 10 and they recognized that he was the one who used to sit and beg at the Beautiful Gate of the temple. So they were filled with awe and astonishment at what had happened to him.

 

1. When you encounter the risen Christ, you will be stirred to _____________ others with Godly     ________________________Vs. 1-5

 

Compassion defined: a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for ______________________ who is

stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong ___________________ to _____________________ the suffering.

 

Acts 4:22For this sign of healing had been performed on a man over forty years old.

2. Compassion inspires _______________________! Vs. 6-7

 

a. People are often content with ___________________, but God wants to offer _________________________________!

 

The Big Take-Away:

Compassion opens the door to ___________________ and _____________________!  – vs. 8-10

Acts 4:4But many of those who heard the message believed, and the number of the men came to about five thousand.

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Dear Lord Jesus, I know that I am a sinner, and I ask for Your forgiveness. I believe You died for my sins and rose from the dead. I turn from my sins and invite You to come into my heart and life. I want to trust and follow You as my Lord and Savior. In Your Name.  Amen

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