Believer’s Daily Treasure

Compassion to Those Who Have Erred

Brothers and sisters, if a person is discovered in some sin, you who are spiritual restore such a person in a spirit of gentleness. Pay close attention to yourselves, so that you are not tempted too.

[Gal 6:1 NET]

Lord, we would strive, and hope, and wait,

The offending still to reinstate;

And when a broken heart we view,

Our Christian friendship quick renew.

Believer’s Daily Treasure

Compassion for the Afflicted

Remember those in prison as though you were in prison with them, and those ill-treated as though you too felt their torment.

[Heb 13:3 NET]

With pity let my breast o’erflow,

When I behold another’s woe;

And hear a sympathizing part,

Whene’er I meet a wounded heart.

Believer’s Daily Treasure

Pious Conversation

You must let no unwholesome word come out of your mouth, but only what is beneficial for the building up of the one in need, that it may give grace to those who hear.

[Eph 4:29 NET]

Wheresoever two or three

Meet, a Christian company,

Grant us, Lord, to meet with thee:

Gracious Saviour, hear!

When with friends beloved we stray,

Talking down the closing day,

Saviour, meet us in the way:

Gracious Saviour, hear!

Believer’s Daily Treasure

United Prayer

For where two or three are assembled in my name, I am there among them.”

[Matt 18:20 NET]

Where two or three with sweet accord,

Obedient to their sovreign Lord,

Meet to recount his acts of grace,

And offer solemn prayer and praise;

There, saith the Savior, will I be

Amid the little company.

Believer’s Daily Treasure

Mutual Intercession

So confess your sins to one another and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great effectiveness.

[Jas 5:16 NET]

Before our Father’s throne

We pour our ardent prayers;

Our fears, our hopes, our aims are one

Our comforts and our cares.

Believer’s Daily Treasure

Mutual Admonition

But I myself am fully convinced about you, my brothers and sisters, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, and able to instruct one another.

[Rom 15:14 NET]

Bonds of everlasting love

Draw our souls in union,

To our Father’s house above,

To the saints’ communion.

Thither may our hopes ascend,

There may all our labours end.

Believer’s Daily Treasure

Mutual Candour

“Do not judge so that you will not be judged. Why do you see the speck in your brother’s eye, but fail to see the beam of wood in your own?

[Matt 7:1,3 NET]

Make us by thy transforming grace,

Great Saviour, daily more like thee:

Thy fair example may we trace,

To teach us what we ought to be.