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Strong in Heart: Biblical Men of Compassion Marjorie L. Kimbrough

Strong in Heart: Biblical Men of Compassion

Marjorie L. Kimbrough

Published September 1st 2004
ISBN : 9780687006786
Paperback
143 pages
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The author provides fifty three brief reflections on men of strength in the Bible, highlighting their acts of compassion and showing how strength of heart enables compassion.While a mans compassion may be mistaken for softness or weakness, in truthMoreThe author provides fifty three brief reflections on men of strength in the Bible, highlighting their acts of compassion and showing how strength of heart enables compassion.While a mans compassion may be mistaken for softness or weakness, in truth it reveals underlying strength. Each reflection is accompanied by a reference to a key passage of Scripture, a prayer to make the reflection useable for a devotion, and questions for reflection or discussion that are woven into the text. Among the men included are: Esau, Joseph, Moses, Joshua, Boaz, David, Solomon, Job, Isaiah, Daniel, Hosea, The Centurion, Peter, Luke, the Good Samaritan, The Prodigals Father, The Tax Collector, Zacchaeus, Andrew, John, The Jailer, Paul, and Jesus. Of related interest: She is Worthy.Showing compassion is not something that is often thought of as being strong, but it is . When men are strong in heart, they have the ability to show compassion. Although the compassion they show may be mistaken for weakness or softness, it is actually a sign of true strength. Men who have the ability to show compassion are able to fully experience all of lifes emotions. They know joy and sorrow and they can give hugs and shed tears. --from the Introduction