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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

Where in the Bible will you find Bible verses about love? The Bible is filled with verses on love. Look through these love verses of scripture.

How long do we get to mourn? Depends on who you ask.

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. 

Through Alzheimer’s and a laundry lesson, I learned the importance of attitude over action. Sometimes, my mom just needed her hand held, not her...

Do my actions reflect the Lord I claim to serve? Am I willing to serve even when it’s a dirty job?

Many churches today think we need to copy the world to reach it. But it's the opposite — copy the Word and God will reach the world.

Joseph's family life tops the charts on dysfunction and he somehow manages to turn out fine. What can we learn from his story? 

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Videos about Compassion

An inside look at Operation Underground Railroad, an organization that saves child sex trafficking victims, through the eyes of founder Tim Ballard.

Operation Smile founders, Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee, discuss the charity's 35th anniversary.

Author Lore Cottone shares her long journey with her son with Asperger Syndrome.

Olivia struggled to provide for her children and sometimes went without food so they could eat. Then she found an outreach that helped relieve the...

In Norfolk, Virginia, police forces team with local pastors to create peace and restore hope for a brighter future.

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Articles on Compassion

Amandeep wasn’t used to walking long distances in over 100-degree weather heat to fetch water—three times every day, plus the well was next to a...

After 12 hours of labor, the new mom was anxious to see her baby. But her husband insisted she wait. Their child was born with a cleft lip, and he...

In her new book, As My Parents Age, author Cynthia Ruchti shares wisdom and comfort for the myriad of situations we face, as our parents grow older...


Patient and Peaceful "Othering"

"Peace on earth, good will toward men" can be found at Christmas and New Year's by making the holidays less about "self."


Golden Rule "Othering"

When we give an account for our own lives, bowed before God, we are in a place of humility. When we judge others, we forget we are not God, and we...

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