The heart of the believer, like Jesus, is full of compassion

Scripture references

Matthew 9:36–38 (ASV)

36But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion for them, because they were distressed and scattered, as sheep not having a shepherd. 37Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest indeed is plenteous, but the laborers are few. 38Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he send forth laborers into his harvest.

Galatians 6:2 (ASV)

2Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.

Ephesians 4:32 (ASV)

32and be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving each other, even as God also in Christ forgave you.

Colossians 3:12 (ASV)

12Put on therefore, as God’s elect, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering;

Stories

Driven by the compassion of God, John Hambleton led a homeless girl to Christ, took her to his sister's home for shelter and helped reconcile the young girl with her embittered parents.