Search ResultsHymn: Filled with Anger and Compassion This hymn was composed in 2012, and relates Jesus cleansing the leper in Matthew 8:1-4, Mark 1:40-45 and Luke 5:12-16. It is set to the tune, EBENEZER. Offertory Prayers and Invitation for Advent This is a series of Offertory Prayers by Ken Sloane for the Advent and Christmas seasons, based on texts from Isaiah, Jeremiah, Micah, Zephaniah, Malachi, Matthew, and Luke. Included is an Invitation to the Offering. Ephesians Hymn Project F. Richard Garland explains his project of writing 12 new hymns based on lectionary texts from Ephesians. Each hymn title is listed with its scripture reference and lectionary period. Download links are included. How Muslims See Us An article by Donald Wagner about the history of Muslim-Christian relations and the way it has shaped the ways Islamic revivalists understand Christianity. Wagner advocates interactions centered in a listening spirit, compassion, and humility. Living in the Shadow of the Manger An article by Margaret Eletta Guider that invites Christians to meditate on the fragility of the infant Christ as a way to increase our understanding and compassion for suffering in the world. The Church: Passionate for Justice and Compassion The sixth worship service in a collection of building blocks for a series of worship services based on key themes of passionate justice and compassion from the Belhar Confession. Offertory Prayers and Invitation This is a series of four Offertory Prayers by Ken Sloane, based on Ephesians 4:1-16, 25-32, 5:1-2, 15-20, and 6:10-20. Included is an Invitation to the Offering and a digital image. Investing in the Global Age We participate in the economy partly "to see God’s will—for economic justice and compassion—done on earth as it is in heaven. How can we invest in a way that furthers the ends of God's Kingdom?" Compassion that Moves Shively J. T. Smith discusses the nature of compassion in Matthew 9:35-10:8. It is not simply feeling sympathy and empathy, but it is acting concretely on the behalf of the afflicted. Full Text Hymns on Compassion Jesus, Full of All CompassionPD
Jesus, thou art all compassionPD
Love Divine, All Loves ExcellingPD
See more hymns... Offertory Prayers and Invitation This is a series of four Offertory Prayers by Ken Sloane, based on Hebrews 9:11-14, 24-28, 10:11-14, Revelation 1:4, and 21:1-6. Included is an Invitation to the Offering and a digital image. Compassion Is a Choice At a time when so much of our world seems out of control, compassion remains a choice everyone still owns. David Staal reflects on how compassion requires us to truly notice other people. Dorothy Day's Radical Hospitality Describing the history of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement, this article by Coleman Fannin suggests that committing to voluntary poverty allows us to practice nonviolence and acts of mercy to the poor. Compassion Louis Tamminga offers a brief reflection on compassion. Christians are called to imitate Christ in reaching out with compassion to the unfortunate, helpless, lonely, and hurting. History of Hymns: “Hope of the World” This offers background and commentary on the hymn by Georgia Harkness (1891-1974), "Hope of the World," which communicates the essential theme of the social gospel: Christ cares for human beings and walks beside them in life. The Dew of Compassion In this sermon starter for Mark 6:30-34, Karoline Lewis discusses Jesus and compassion, and suggests that compassion requires moving from feeling to doing.