Tag Archives: Compassion

Though the Lord be high… – Psalm 138:6

Psalm 138:6 – Though the Lord be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off. One of the hardest things for people to understand (myself included) is that God understands our human plight. Though holy and infinite in power, the Lord sympathizes with the lowliest of persons. As […]

Hold Me Up! – Psalm 17:5

Hold up my goings in thy paths, that my footsteps slip not. – Psalm 17:5 Meditation:  Where would we be without God?  It would be no place good for sure considering the natural bent of people to selfish indulgence.  We need help, but do we have the strength?  No, we need salvation from ourselves daily […]

Succor – Hebrews 2:18

For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted. – Hebrews 2:18 Meditation:  Who does not appreciate sympathy, a little succor?  Occasionally everyone needs a listening ear and a caring heart.  Whether it is because of hardship or confusion or simply weariness, we all could use […]

Love As Brethren – 1 Peter 3:8-9

1 Peter 3:8-9 – Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous:  Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing. One of the greatest blessings we experience as […]

His Compassions Fail Not – Lamentations 3:22-23

Lamentations 3:22-23 – It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.  They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness. I once had a discussion with a brother  who said that as a minister I must realize that we are all sinners, including pastors.  I replied that […]

Biblical Reflections: Jeremiah 23:23-24

Jeremiah 23:23-24 – Am I a God at hand, saith the Lord, and not a God afar off?  Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him saith the Lord? Do not I fill heaven and earth? saith the Lord. Do you feel alone? Are you misunderstood? Rest assured that you […]

Biblical Reflections: Hebrews 4:15

Hebrews 4:15 – For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. When we are overcome by grief over sin, our spirit sinks low. It is at moments like these that we begin to […]