Resources by Compassion

Compassion on the Ignorant

THIS is a part of the necessary qualification of a priest. Under the old law there were priests who were taken from among men in order that they might speak to God for men, and might speak to men for God. They were taken from among men, not from among angels; and they were taken from men compassed with infirmity, and not from absolutely perfect men like those in heaven,...

Hebrews 5:2

The Prodigal's Reception

Sep 4 THERE he is! he is as wretched as misery itself; as filthy as his brute associates who could satisfy themselves with husks, while he could not. His clothes hang about him in rags, and what he is without, that he is within. He is disgraced in the eyes of the good, and the virtuous remember him with indignation. He has some desires to go back to his father's house; but...

Luke 15:20

Christian Sympathy

Nov 9      IN endeavouring to justify the ways of God, Job’s three friends came to the harsh conclusion that he would not have been so severely afflicted if he had not been a very great sinner. Among other accusations against the afflicted patriarch, Eliphaz the Temanite had the cruelty to lay this at his door, “Thou hast not given water to the weary to drink, and thou hast withholden bread...

Job 30:25

Compassion for the Multitude

Jun 1      As was Christ, my brethren, when in this world, so are we also. Such, indeed, is our calling of God. As Jesus was “the true light which lighteth every man that cometh into the world,” so he saith to his disciples, “Ye are the light of the world.” How memorable are those words of our Lord— “As thou, Father, hast sent me into the world, even so have...

Matthew 14:17,18