A sermon will not meet our needs—we need someone to hear, someone to feel the blows in our life, someone to help us cushion the heavy weight when it drops down on us. We need to assimilate into the body of Christ.
When you take time to listen to others without criticizing or lecturing you’re providing a safe and honest environment. We all need a place of refuge.
Having compassion for others starts with loving others. It’s a matter of the heart. This truth shines brightly in Matthew 15:29–39 in which Jesus healed many and miraculously fed thousands for the second time.
God’s love is not fickle, moody, or conditional. His lovingkindess never ceases. You are loved by God.
Just “act medium.” Believable. Honest, human, thoughtful, and down to earth. Regardless of your elevated position or high pile of honours or row of degrees or endless list of achievements, just stay real. Who did you do it for anyway?
We can’t see the future but God can. We need to trust Him to take care of us. God always proves Himself faithful.