Monthly Archives: January 2012

Low On Compassion? 5 Reminders When You’re Needing Time Alone

The Compassion Required To Leave Some Good Undone Low On Compassion?5 Reminders When You’re Needing Time Alone Luke 4:“40 Now when the sun was setting, all they that had any sick with divers diseases brought them unto him; and he … Continue reading

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Our Giving: God’s Provision For Compassion

As almost all of the people at Lewis Avenue Baptist church know, I grew up here. I was born 3 months after my dad became the pastor at Lewis Avenue and, as I like to say, the church has never … Continue reading

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Sunday, through the eyes and ears of a bus kid. (A Poetic Thought)

Sunday, through the eyes and ears of a bus kid….. by Mike Doucet, bus captain (Some of the grammatical errors are intentional, to represent the mind of a child) I open my eyes and look around the room. My brother … Continue reading

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Pictures Of Compassion #04 – Ruth 1:1 – God’s undeserved compassion on Israel

Times of trouble in our lives open our eyes more clearly to God’s compassionate ways. These first lessons about God’s compassion are coming from Ruth 1:1 “Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a … Continue reading

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Practical Compassion – Thoughts To Consider When Your Deeds Don’t Seem Very Spectacular

In Mark 5:40-43 we have a father who was driven by a desperate situation. Mark 5:“40 And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all out, he taketh the father and the mother of the damsel, … Continue reading

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5 questions we should ask ourselves about our friends

You don’t have to look far to find examples of the world’s viewpoint being the complete opposite of a  biblical viewpoint. The topic of friends and friendship bears this out. This world is crazy when it comes to it’s ideas … Continue reading

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How should we treat those who return from the “far country?”

“Coming-Home” Compassion I believe that there is in the heart of every person either a desire to go home, or a desire to have had a home that they wished they would have wanted to go home to. What happens … Continue reading

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