The Spirit of Love and Compassion, The tender Mercies of God!

The 7 Spirits of God are spoken of in the Book of Revelation as going forth through all the earth to affect
God's p
urposes:   Throughout scripture there are various references to specific spirits sent by God to impact or anoint people. Some writers have focused on the messianic text of Isaiah 11as the key to the 7 Spirits taken from one  single location:
(Isaiah 11:2) The Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon Him, The Spirit of wisdom and understanding, The Spirit of counsel and might, The Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.
Although it is convenient to assume this single text answers the identity of the seven spirits. I am not thoroughly persuaded that these comprise the seven Spirits. There remain so many other references throughout the Bible that seem to contend for spiritual anointings of God. So, I have compiled on my own list. I will maintain an open mind toward this mystery until the day comes that the Lord gives me perfect clarity about this question. In the mean time, I do not think we should be dogmatic about an official list of the seven spirits but share the wisdom and insights that seem to apply. Charles Pinkney
Expressions and Anointings God's Nature 


The Spirit of Compassion:
The Spirit of Adoption
(The Tender Mercies of God the Father)

The earnest of our inheritance is this evidence of this Love of God
planted in our innermost parts revealing that we are in reality
The Children of God

For the Lord is Good and His Mercies endure forever! The Goodness of God is the source of all grace and blessing. The Father's heart of forgiveness and compassion are revealed again and again throughout scripture and are at the center of all Jesus' ministry. Mercy, compassion, forgiveness; Mercy, compassion, healing; Mercy, compassion, restoration; Mercy, compassion, deliverance. The mercies of God directed to weak and fallible souls is the greatest wonder of the universe!
The simplicity of the phrase "tender mercies" reflects so powerfully the kindness of God, the Good Shepherd who cares for and nurtures his flock. The same father who receives the prodigal and clothes him with a fine robe and prepares the fatted calf for feasting, fills our own cup to overflowing!

The kindness of God is expressed in the ministering hand a friend and comforter. 
Agape love is the love which expresses itself in gestures of kindness, in actions of giving compassion. It is the heart of Jesus' ministry when He declares, "the Son of Man came not to be ministered to by to minister." Ministry in the Greek word source means simply to serve.

"How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings." (-- Psalms 36:7)
"Yet the LORD will command his lovingkindness in the daytime, and in the night his song shall be with me, and my prayer unto the God of my life." ( -- Psalms 42:8)
"To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came unto him, after He had gone in to Bathsheba. Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions." ( -- Psalms 51:1)
"Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee." (-- Psalms 63:3)
"Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me." -- Psalms 40:11
"Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;" ( -- Psalms 103:4)
"Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight." ( -- Psalms 119:77)
"The LORD is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works." (-- Psalms 145:9)
"But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies."
(-- Lamentations 3:32)
"He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea." ( -- Micah 7:19)
"But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd." ( -- Matthew 9:36)
"And Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them, and he healed their sick." (-- Matthew 14:14)
"Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellow servant, even as I had pity on thee?" (-- Matthew 18:33)
"So Jesus had compassion on them, and touched their eyes: and immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed him." (-- Matthew 20:34)
"But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him," ( -- Luke 10:33)
"Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous:" (-- 1 Peter 3:8)
"For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things." (-- 1 John 3:20)
"And there came a leper to him, beseeching him, and kneeling down to him, and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean." "And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth his hand, and touched him, and saith unto him, I will; be thou clean." ( -- Mark 1:40,41)

It is also true that those who love are born of God. This is the evidence of the divine work within. That new commandment which expresses that God is love and they who love are bearing evidence that they possess the down payment of the spiritual inheritence the Christ spoke of. Love one another, by this you will know that you are my disciples. You can judge those who are Christians by their love. 




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