Tell The World That He Is The God Of Compassion
1. Let My People Go – Compassion Brings Healing and Deliverance
Ex 3:7-10 The Lord said, "I have indeed seen the misery of my people in Egypt. I have heard them crying out because of their slave drivers, and I am concerned about their suffering. 8 So I have come down to deliver them from the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land into a good and spacious land, a land flowing with milk and honey the home of your enemy 10 So now, go I am sending you to Pharaoh to bring my people the Israelites out of Egypt
Ps 116:5 The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.
Matt 20:29-34 So Jesus had compassion and touched their eyes. And immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed Him.
Mk 5:19 “Go home to your friends, and tell them what great things the Lord has done for you, and how He has had compassion on you.”
Mk 1:41-42 Then Jesus, moved with compassion, stretched out His hand and touched him, and said to him, "I am willing; be cleansed 42 As soon as He had spoken, immediately the leprosy left him, and he was cleansed.
Mk 9:22-23 if You can do anything, have compassion on us and help us." 23 Jesus said, "If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes."
Hosea 1:7 I will have compassion on your house and deliver them
2. Where There Is Compassion, There Is Restoration
Jer 33:26 For I will restore their fortunes and have compassion on them.’”
Jer 42:12 he will have compassion on you and restore you to your land.’
Job 42:10 after Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his fortunes and gave him twice as much as he had before.
Js 5:11 Indeed we count them blessed who endure. You have heard of the perseverance of Job and seen the end intended by the Lord—that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.
3.FFG’s Is God’s Compassion In Action, That Responds To The Needs Of Others
Matt 9:36-38 But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd. 37 Then He said to His disciples, “The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few. 38 Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.” We are the church representing God’s son in the earth to a lost world Sympathy says, “I feel sorry for you and leaves you in the condition.” Compassion is a deep yearning that responds to the needs of others
Lk 7:47 Therefore I say to you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.”
4.Our Father’s Compassion Brings Forgiveness and Comfort
Ps 78:38 But He, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity
Lk 15:20 “But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him. It doesn’t matter what they look like when they feel his touch and hear his voice they will never be the same again
Ps 34:18 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed
2 Cor 1:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort