JESUS A Hero Of Compassion sermon video. The Bible says Jesus had ‘Bowels of compassion.’ This isn’t a term we use today, but the biblical thought is powerful. We all have bowels. We can open or shut our bowels of compassion. We all know what happens when our bowels shut up. Compassion is a needed movement for every single one of us. When compassion doesn’t happen, and the longer it doesn’t happen, the more serious it becomes.
HEROES OF THE BIBLE
By Pastor Delbert Young
JESUS – A Hero Of Compassion
JESUS A Hero Of Compassion sermon video
Scriptures: 1 John 3:17, Mark 10:14, 16, Matthew 20:32, 34
Of course, Jesus is the supreme HERO OF THE BIBLE. No Christ follower would disagree with that and it would seem silly to exclude Jesus in our HEROES OF THE BIBLE study. The problem is how in the world do we talk about the heroics of Jesus in 40 minutes? I will simply attempt to point out one of the many aspects that make him a hero, but one that doesn’t get much attention.
One of the areas that Jesus amazed people was his compassion. A definition of compassion is: Literally, suffering with another; a sensation of sorrow excited by the distress or misfortunes of another; pity; commiseration. It means you feel someone’s pain. You have a sense of suffering with them. You feel their distress and associate with their misfortune. You want to do something to help. For example, if you have compassion, when you see someone struggling financially, you don’t just pat them on the back. You do something to help.
I was at a gas station not long ago. I had actually gone in to use the teller and men’s room. Judy was in the car. A young man approached me and asked me if I had a dollar, I would give him. He quickly told me his story. His car broke down and he didn’t have any money, but needed to make a call on a pay phone to get help. I couldn’t help but think… (continue sermon notes)
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