Timeless Compassion






Have you ever had a best friend, a special person in your life that you shared many of life’s moments? I have a best friend. We are so close people oftentimes think we are related. I consider her to be one of my sisters. We attended the same college where, together we experienced many of […]




Caring Deeply






In 1 Thessalonians 2:4, Paul’s primary motivation for ministry is to please God. What additional motivation does Paul bring up in the verses that follow? See 1 Thess. 2:6-8. This was remarkable for me because the text says that the Thessalonians were dear to them. Paul was motivated in ministry because he actually cared for […]




Having Compassion for People






Read Matthew 9:36–38. Though spoken in a specific and unique context, the sentiments Jesus expressed are not limited to just that context. What was Jesus saying, and how do those words apply to the field in your immediate area? When we see people who are in need what is our response to them. Are our […]




Total Forgiveness






“There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit” (Rom. 8:1, NKJV). What does this text promise us? How can we make this promise our own? To get an understanding of what this text is talking about we […]




Bitter Weeping






How One of the greatest manifestations of guilt appears in Matthew 26:75. What made Peter’s sense of guilt so great? Have you ever had a similar experience? If so, what did you learn from it that could help you from making a similar mistake Really if you think about it Peter was his own downfall. […]




Jesus’ Emotional Manifestations: Part 1






Tuesday’s Lesson – Jesus’ Emotional Manifestations: Part 1 Apart from taking care of nourishing the crowds, what other acts of Jesus were performed out of compassion? Mark 1:40, 41; 6:34. Mark 1:40, 41 Here we find that Jesus is approached by a leper. The leper falls down before Jesus begging Jesus to heal him. The […]




Learning Firsthand






Read 2 Kings 4:8–17. What is Gehazi’s role in the narration? What opportunities is Elisha giving Gehazi Gehazi initially is playing the role as a spokesperson for Elisha. Gehazi is entrusted with the responsibility of calling forth the Shunammite woman and bringing her before Elisha. Elisha would like to thank the woman for her kindness […]