Becoming like Jesus means being filled with the compassion that enables us to love despite societal standards and stigma. Jesus never defined people by their situation, but in great compassion looked to fulfilling personal needs of those longing to be loved.
In order for the disciples to have a calm, untroubled heart, Jesus’s washed their feet. An action which was also symbolic of washing our sins on the cross.
Do you find yourself questioning God’s wisdom in difficult situations? Although God loves us immensely, it does not mean that we’re not going to have human experiences. Adversity occurs so that God’s glory will be known.
Trying to fit God into a box or approach Him with rules has never worked. Instead, we should try and seek Him in humility and open hearts, while making sure that our hearts and minds are open to people around us.
Wherever we are in life we can trust that Jesus is the Christ. We can put our faith and trust in Him. As a result we do not treasure Christ for what he gives us but for who He is.
The miracle of the paralyzed man at the pool begs the question, Are you truly satisfied spiritually? If not, it is time to get up and walk towards Christ!
More than a message of compassion, The feeding of the 5000 teaches us that God works with whatever we have, to meet the needs of the people around us. When God gives us a mission, he provides the bread.
Who is neighbourly? It’s them who show mercy. Satan tries to withdraw our connection and compassion to bring us to sin. We can combat this by being our brother’s and sister’s keepers.
Oh how wondrous!. This Christmas season is an awesome reminder of the fact that, in humility, Jesus lowered himself to be born among us imperfect humans.