Posts Tagged Compassion

The Widow of Nain: Seen by Jesus (Luke 7:11-17)

Luke 7:11-17 tells a remarkable story from the ministry of Jesus.  Jesus is travelling with His disciples to a city called Nain and, as became typical, a large crowd accompanied them.  As Jesus came to the gate of the city He encountered what would have been a pretty common scene: a funeral procession.  The crowd […]

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The Little Slave Girl: Speaking with compassion and faith (2 Kings 5:1-14)

Naaman was a captain of the army of the king of Aram, which was a nation to the north of Israel with a border roughly equivalent to that of modern-day Syria. God had given Naaman and his army military victory over Israel and he is described as being a great man who was highly respected […]

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