Those living in this present world, if asked about one most important things missing in the world globally; will likely point at absence of compassion for human beings by the human beings. Compassion here talks of having pity for human plights. It includes being sympathetic and having the urge to secure solution for what someone else is suffering from. The world is getting deflated of people who care for the others. Rather than seeing people wanting to be compassionate and showering pity on those passing through pains and sufferings, many people chaptalize on people’s disadvantages to exploit them more. The devotional is talking about decreasing evidence of mercy. Many young ladies in difficulties saw themselves raped by one supposed to help them. Many young boys got themselves becoming prisoners in the hands of sugar mummies who promised helping them.
In the society, people are dying in drones due to lack of money for sustenance. Rich men and women have developed thick skins against the olden days’ sympathetic rich and wealthy people in search of who to show mercy. Globally, mercy is drying off the hearts and minds of people. People will be seen slaughtering fellow human amidst pleading and begging for mercy from the one being killed and yet got butchered. Where is mercy and who will give the world mercy? Things look hopeless, make life worthless and living a daily nightmare. Everybody cries for mercy to the ruling classes and many of the officials are looking the other ways. It is like people are struggling on daily bases in other to seeing how to secure mercy for themselves these days. The more they do the more they are denied of mercy.
Near total absence of mercy has made some persons feel that mercy cannot be secured. Religious homes are visited, churches are been flooded by suffering people as well as mosques. Inside the churches and mosques death is visiting people through gun-trothing blood thirsting people who know not mercy. However, Christians are told by Apostle Paul that when seeking for who gives mercy we all are to look towards God. While many are told that human efforts can secure mercy, Apostle Paul said: “So then is not of him who wills, nor him who runs, but of God who shows mercy” (Rom. 9: 16 NKJV). Are you, reading this piece trying to give up due to unbearable conditions of life? The LORD, the merciful Father, who has all the powers and resources, is available to work out new good ways for you by His Mercy. Look on towards Him
BLESSED FATHER, many people in the present world are giving up hope and faith in selves, and in you. Untold hardship is claiming lives everywhere. So Father, show us your mercy in Jesus name.