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July 17, 2017 2:09 AM
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Tears of a teen » Manila Bulletin News

As I sat with four teenagers and a 20-something homeless man at a soup kitchen in Alaska, I was touched by the teen’s compassion for him. They listened as he talked about what he believed and then they gently presented the gospel to him – lovingly offering him hope in Jesus. Sadly, the man refused to seriously consider the gospel.

As we were leaving, one of the girls, Grace, expressed through her tears how much she didn’t want the man to die without knowing Jesus. From the heart, she grieved for this young man who, at least at this point, was rejecting the love of the Savior.

The tears of this teen remind me of the apostle Paul who served the Lord humbly and had great sorrow in his heart for his countrymen, desiring that they trust in Christ (Rom. 9:1-5). Paul’s compassion and concern must have brought him to tears on many occasions.

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