CURRENT SERMON SERIES
SUNDAY, JUNE 20, 2021 | #STRUGGLES - Compassion
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We care 40% less than people did In the 1980s.
How does technology cause us to care, less?
We’re more obsessed with ourselves.
Overwhelming exposure to suffering desensitizes us.
Lack of personal interaction makes it easier not to care.
True compassion demands action.
To say you care but not act is to not care at all.
SCRIPTURE REFERENCES (Various Text)
splagchnizomai (splangkh-nid'-zom-ahee); to have the bowels yearn, feel deep sympathy, to be moved to action.
A man with leprosy came and knelt in front of Jesus, begging to be healed. "If you are willing, you can heal me and make me clean," he said. 41 Moved with compassion, Jesus reached out and touched him. "I am willing," he said. "Be healed!"
Mark 1:40-41 NLT
When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick.
Jesus had compassion on them and touched their eyes. Immediately they received their sight and followed him.