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Mercy & Compassion Triumphs Over Judgment

Are you part of a christian community that is characterized more on condemnation (legalistic or moralistic) then on compassion, grace, mercy, freedom, joy and truth?

2 Corinthians 3:6 > “He has made us competent as ministers of a new covenant–not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.”

Psalm 145:9 > “The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.”

2 Corinthians 1:3-5 > “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. For as we share abundantly in Christ’s sufferings, so through Christ we share abundantly in comfort too.”

Mark 1:41 > Moved with compassion, Jesus reached out and touched him. “I am willing,” he said. “Be healed!”(NLT)

Mark 6:34 > “When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things.”

1 Peter 3:8 > “Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.”

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