Presentation on theme: "The Power and Purpose of Compassion When mercy triumphs."— Presentation transcript:
The Power and Purpose of Compassion When mercy triumphs
The Power of Compassion Praise the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits-- Who forgives all your sins And heals all your diseases, Who redeems your life from the pit And crowns you with love Psalm 103:2-4 and compassion Psalm 103:2-4
Compassion always leads to something: forgives Who forgives all your sins heals And heals all your diseases, redeems Who redeems your life from the pit crowns And crowns you with love and compassion
Forgives Forgives all your sins He does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities. Psalm 103:10 You will again have compassion on us; you will tread our sins underfoot and hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea. Micah 7:19
Heals Heals all your diseases Let your compassion come to me that I may live! Psalm 119:77 I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. Ezekiel 36:26
Redeems Redeems your life from the pit O Israel, put your hope in the Lord, for with the Lord is unfailing love and with him is full redemption. He himself will redeem Israel from all their sins. from all their sins. Psalm 130:7-8
Redeem: To save a life that has become legally forfeit. Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to rescue us… Galatians 1:3-4
Crowns Crowns you with love and Compassion Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed," says the Lord, who has compassion on you. Isaiah 54:10
How do we live in compassion? Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord Acts 3:19
► Repentance ► Repentance always comes before compassion ► Compassion ► Compassion comes before mercy ► Mercy ► Mercy comes to rescue & restore All God needs from us is a hungry heart and a desire to know him
Taking it to the world "Two men owed money to banker. One owed him $20,000 and the other $2000. Neither of them had the money to pay him back, so he canceled the debts of both. Now which of them will love him more?" Simon replied, "I suppose the one who had the bigger debt canceled.“ "You have judged correctly," Jesus said.
Compassion leading to mercy… forgives Who forgives all your sins heals And heals all your diseases, redeems Who redeems your life from the pit crowns And crowns …Flows from all of us who will humbly accept it from God.