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Rejoice and Weep with Others

Romans 12:15

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.

profileAre you empathetic?  Are you sympathetic?  Are you compassionate?  Do you feel other people’s pain?  When I mentioned the reaction of a member of our church to the report of shootings at the Columbia Mall this past weekend to my wife – she fully understood her attitude and said she would have done the same thing (her daughter was at the Mall and she sped to the Mall to retrieve her and became excited when security delayed her).

I think most of us had some emotions watching the scene unfold on TV or if we were at the Mall ourselves.  One member was on the other floor from the shooting but at the same section.  Another member reported being 50 yards away from the shooting. Continue reading

January 27, 2014 Posted by | Community, Daily Devotion, Discipleship, Encouragement, Evangelism, Faith Journey, Family, From the Pastor, Outreach, Personal | , , , | 1 Comment


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