Posts

Showing posts from September, 2016

COMPASSION

A large part of living the Christian life is how we treat others. The writer of Hebrews says; “Keep on loving each other as brothers and sisters. Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels without realizing it!” (Hebrews 13:1-2)

Interesting idea isn't it, that when you show kindness to strangers, you could be showing kindness to one of God’s special messengers. Something as simple as helping a stranger change a flat, giving a ride to someone, buying a sandwich for a homeless person. This Bible text is saying that throughout the day God is placing people in your path, giving you the opportunity to engage them with compassion. Listen to what verse three says, “Remember those in prison, as if you were there yourself. Remember also those being mistreated, as if you felt their pain in your own bodies.” It is saying, "Practice compassion." He mentions those in prison because in the first century there were many belie…

FAITH-LIFE

ONCE AND FOR ALL FORGIVENESS

GET UP TRY AGAIN