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Compassion

Compassion is the desire to ease the suffering and pain of others. Jesus shows compassion by healing, kindness, and dying for those he loves. 

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Bible Teachings on Compassion

Many psychologists like to talk about -- and try to get rid of -- patients' guilt feelings. They seem to assume that the feeling is the problem. If...

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- AIDS -- is the leading cause of death among Americans under age 44. First discovered in the U.S. in 1981, there...

Questions about Compassion

There will always be people who love their fellow man, people of good will who want to live in peace.

I believe it is entirely proper for a person to will selected organs, such as the cornea of the eyes, to a donor organ bank for use in organ...

Intercession is prayer that pleads with God for your needs and the needs of others. But it is also much more than that. Intercession involves taking...

An evil exists that we all too easily become part of when we plant seeds of hatred, greed, and judgment. It happens quite unconsciously.

Loving other people doesn't mean being "in love" with everyone. "Warm-fuzzy" love is easy -- until the emotion starts to fade, that is. But the human...

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Devotions about Compassion

Every time I ventured out to feed my little herd of kitties, I’d get ambushed by a mob of bellowing hungry balls of fur. 

Volunteering as a chaplain at Ground Zero after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001 ripped Bob Ossler out of a comfortable world...

The pressures of life are in God’s hands. He is sovereign and sufficient. He is with me and will never forsake me.

Think about the last time you really needed help. You probably did not put out your 'Help Wanted' sign or tell anyone about your plight.

Because of the pain we experience, many of us are broken. But looking at Job, James, and Jesus, we can learn to respond in ways that bring peace and...

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Videos about Compassion

Art dealer Ron Hall shares how his life changed when his wife befriended a homeless man. He also discusses the new movie based off his book, Same...

Author Jenna Quinn shares her story of suffering child sexual assault, and how she works to prevent child abuse.

Founder of Amazima Ministries, Katie Davis Majors, discusses why she moved to Uganda and adopted 13 girls.

Lizzie Velasquez has weathered the cruelty of online bullying, but responds with kindness. Now she's showing people how to change the world through...

Operation Blessing continues to help relief efforts in the devastating wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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Articles on Compassion

The sense of total loss after hurricanes Harvey and Irma was evident not only in the expanse of destruction, but also in the aching hearts of the...

Aaron and Tammy were about to lose everything in their Rockport, Texas, home. With no power and in stifling 95-degree heat, Aaron desperately tried...

Saira was Julio’s pride and joy. She would wake up early to kiss him good-bye. This father-daughter bond would last forever, Julio thought....

The exhausted residents of Port Arthur, Texas, desperately needed a team of experts to do the heavy lifting and cleanup, and to restore hope after...

Zhen Guo's parents were ecstatic about having a baby. But to their astonishment, Zhen was born with a cleft lip and palate—just like his mom many...

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