Matthew 9:36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.
I have often envisioned our Lord Jesus in this scene. Can you feel the hurt in His heart to know they were so close to truth and happiness and yet so far away. Can you imagine the tears in his eyes as the sick and possessed pressed around Him?
I can see this scene today. I see our world through the eyes television and the newspaper. There are millions clamoring for peace and contentment.
Things change yet they stay the same.
Two thousand years later Jesus still sees the crowds of this world. He sees throngs of people who are soul sick and His heart is broken.
His compassion is new every morning. I will give Him thanks in the morning, in the noon day, and the evening for I serve a God of compassion.
Be Blessed, Lynn
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Marching Around Jericho is a spiritual guide. As you read through the pages, powerful and transformative instruction and equipping takes place. We follow Jesus as he leads us around the walls, imparting kingdom truths with each passing, finally arriving at the gates of the walled-off city, our spouse’s unbelieving heart. After the circles in prayer are complete, we arrive fully prepared to command the walls to crumble and be removed, making a way for our spouse to step from the rubble of lies and captivity, into faith and freedom!
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