A Tender Heart

HOW OFTEN are you overwhelmed with compassion for someone else?

Mark 6:34 says, “When Jesus got out of the boat, he saw the large crowd that was like sheep without a shepherd. He felt sorry for the people and started teaching them many things.”

Those involved in First Nations ministry need to have the Creator’s tender heart toward our Native people.

TODAY, I INVITE YOU to pray with me that our Native American people and those in Native Ministry will reflect the Creator’s heart of compassion.

Isaiah 57:18 says, ” I know what you are like! But I will heal you, lead you, and give you comfort.”

2 Corinthians 2:7-8 says, ” When people sin, you should forgive and comfort them, so they won’t give up in despair. You should make them sure of your love for them.”

Ask our Creator to fill the hearts of those serving in Native Ministry with His compassion for our First Nations people.

I like to study with 5 translations. As you go through these studies, I encourage you to do the same. “The Scriptures” is a translation that includes the original Hebrew names and has the books in chronological order. The Contemporary English Version (CEV) is a translation that is written for ‘oral tradition’ peoples and it flows well while reading it aloud. The Amplified version is one where meanings of words and phrases are ‘amplified’ for better understanding. The King James Version (KJV) is the translation that works well with Strong’s Concordance. The Complete Jewish Bible (CJB) is a great companion version that I find gives great insight.

Isaiah 49:13; Isaiah 57:18-19; Zechariah 7:8-9; Hebrews 10:34; Hebrews 13:3; Matthew 25:34-40.

AUDIO: Week 52

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(Note: This message is number 52 in a series that begins the first Monday in January each year.)

For New Testament Scripture references in Cherokee,
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Cherokee Bible Project Titles:
Genesis in Cherokee
100 Days Of Indigenous Wisdom
Cherokee New Testament
New Cherokee Hymnal
Matthew’s Gospel in Cherokee
Mark’s Gospel in Cherokee
Luke’s Gospel in Cherokee
John’s Gospel in Cherokee
The Acts of the Apostles in Cherokee
ROMANS in Cherokee
CORINTHIANS in Cherokee
Pastoral Epistles in Cherokee (coming)
General Epistles in Cherokee (coming)
The Revelation of John in Cherokee (coming)
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