Posts with the tag “compassion”

More than Forgiveness
October 26th, 2021
“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.” - Matthew 5:7 If I’m being honest, I don’t know how many times I’ve read the beatitudes over and over again without even stopping to think abou...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Loving Our Neighbor
October 15th, 2021
If God calls us to love our neighbor, how do we apply that command to vulnerable people groups? The concept of loving our neighbor as ourselves when it comes to vulnerable people groups is applicable ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Garden, Not A Desert
September 2nd, 2021
“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,    because the Lord has anointed meto bring good news to the poor;    he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,to proclaim liberty to the captives,    and th...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Living in Hope
February 14th, 2020
For a few years, I struggled with progressive, chronic pain. What started out as severe migraines led me to practically missing a semester of school, stepping down from some of the things that I loved...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Engaging Your Story
December 31st, 2019
Engaging your story with kindness is the single greatest act of rebellion in a world that constantly looks forward without looking back. Showing yourself kindness is courageous. It is aligned with God...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Our God Who Sees
December 27th, 2019
I want to start this off by going all the way back to Abraham... farther back to when he was still Abram. God has made a covenant with Abram: that he would be the father of many nations. But his wife ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Touch of Faith
December 29th, 2018
In Exodus 34, God introduces himself to Moses. He reveals that He is the god of compassion and mercy. He could have chosen other adjectives when describing Himself, so it’s no coincidence that these a...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
God's Compassionate Response
November 29th, 2018
This week on the blog we have talked about God compassion for the hurting.If you go back and read the past two posts (which you should because they are great), they will give you an idea of the essenc...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Compassion | An Expression of Love
November 27th, 2018
The story I want to dive into is one of compassion. It is the story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead in John 11. I encourage you to read through the whole chapter on your own, it’s pretty amazin...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
God is Compassionate
November 26th, 2018
“The Lord, the Lord God, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.”Exodus 34:6When God reveals Himself to Moses, the first thing God says is that He is ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
God's Heart for the Oppressed
November 14th, 2018
“O Lord, You hear the desire of the afflicted; You will strengthen their heart, You will incline your ear to do justice to the fatherless and the oppressed, so that man who is of the earth may strike ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
There is More | God's Character
August 30th, 2018
“What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” - A.W. TozerWhat comes to your mind when you think about God? How would you describe Him? If someone asked you...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Romans | Judging Others
April 6th, 2018
In this passage, Paul warns prominent Jewish religious leaders of the day against judging Gentiles. He gives a stern warning, that in judging others they only condemn themselves, but follows it up wit...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Wednesday Night Recap - 11/30/16
December 5th, 2016
If someone were to read the New Testament for the first time, they would surely notice that forgiveness was a big deal to Jesus. While Jesus had compassion on those who were hurting, he was still firm...  Read More
by Devon McCoy