Tag Archives: compassion

Studying The Sweet Samaritan

Neal Pollard Jesus wants us concerned with people, especially those near us in some way.  It may be easier to care about someone who looks like us, who is decent or even attractive, or who is easier to help.  The … Continue reading

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“SACKCLOTH UNDERNEATH”

            Neal Pollard The first time I recall understanding the significance of the story in 2 Kings 6:30 was sitting in a class taught by Wendell Winkler. He called the lesson “Hidden Cares.” He told … Continue reading

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HOW JESUS SAW THE PEOPLE

Neal Pollard “Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved … Continue reading

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BANES AND BLESSINGS

Neal Pollard I have not had the heart or stomach to watch the viral video of Karen Klein, who achieved infamy at the hands of the proverbial children left to themselves (cf. Prov. 29:15) who hopefully brought shame to their … Continue reading

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THE BEST PLAY WAS NOT EVEN ON THE FIELD!

Neal Pollard Yesterday, professional football fans saw one of the most exciting, improbable victories in its history climaxed by the stunning first play from scrimmage in overtime when Tebow hit Thomas for a playoff, overtime record 80 yards in a … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE COMPASSIONATE?

Neal Pollard Christians are called to be compassionate.  There is no denying that.  Colossians 3:12 puts compassion at the head of a list of eight important qualities God’s chosen are to “put on.”  Frequently, we see Jesus as a model … Continue reading

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CHEER UP THE LONELY

Neal Pollard July 11th is National Cheer Up The Lonely Day.  I know that some of these observances are unworthy and meritless–July is also the month for “Disobedience Day,” “World UFO Day,” “Video Games Day,” “Embrace Your Geekness Day” (that’s … Continue reading

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