TODAY’S KEY VERSE

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4 NIV)

1. DON’T SHOOT THE WOUNDED

  • Job 19:1-3
  • Galatians 6:1
  • Hebrews 3:13

2. GOD COMFORTS HURTING PEOPLE

  • Psalm 34:18
  • Isaiah 61:1-3

3. BE COMPASSIONATE

  • Job 6:14
  • Job 42:11
  • 2 Corinthians 1:3,4

RESPOND

  • How should we treat people who are suffering because of their own poor choices and mistakes?
  • How can Christians show compassion in practical ways?
  • How can Christians acts of compassion be used by God to draw people to Christ?
  • BONUS: How can you apply this week’s lesson to your life?