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Moved with Compassion

Moved with compassion, Jesus reached out His hand and touched him. “I am willing,” He told him. “Be made clean.” Mark 1:41

The past few days have been a whirlwind of adventures, emotions, and divine appointments.

We’ve spent a mere 2 days getting to know a couple who have been moved with compassion. Their hearts for the people of Calcutta has certainly put our lives into perspective and challenged us at our deepest core.

We were able to visit them in their homes on day 1, and over coffee we were privileged to hear the hardships, sacrifices, failures and joys of the past 14 years in Calcutta. It”s truly amazing.

Though I’m not able to share the full context due to security reasons… I will say we were able to hear from a group of people who’s lives have been miraculously transformed by the power of Christ and this couple’s sincere obedience to the voice of God.

As I’m continuing to process through the things I’ve seen the past few days that I cannot share online, I was reading in Mark about a leper who came to Christ saying, “If you are willing, you can make me clean…”

And Christ, who was “moved with compassion” , says “I am willing– be made clean.”

I think about this couple’s dedication to the lives of those broken men and women.. upon hearing their stories they’ve been moved with compassion to believe for their freedom… their life restoration.. their healing… their cleanliness..

Many times risking their own freedoms, their own sense of security and their own dreams.

As we all talked with this couple, amazed at their devotion and sacrifice, they tell us: “It’s not our job to change people.. We can’t do that. We simply provide a place, a safe haven and atmosphere where God can work in their lives. God changes hearts- not people.”

Simply amazing.

When you pray, please pray for this couple. For strength, wisdom, guidance, supernatural favor and peace in the journey that lies ahead.

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