Psa 51:1 (NRSV) Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love;
according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions.
Psa 103:13 (NRSV) As a father has compassion for his children, so the
LORD has compassion for those who fear him.
Psa 145:9 (NRSV) The LORD is good to all, and his compassion is over all
that he has made.
Mat 9:36 (NRSV) When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because
they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.
2 Cor 1:3-4 (NIV) Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in
all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort
we ourselves have received from God.
Luke 6:35 (NRSV) But love your enemies, do good, and lend, expecting nothing
in return. Your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most
High; for he is kind to the ungrateful and the wicked.
Eph 4:32 (NRSV) and be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one
another, as God in Christ has forgiven you.
Titus 2:3-5 (NRSV) Likewise, tell the older women to be reverent in behavior,
not to be slanderers or slaves to drink; they are to teach what is good,
4 so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love
their children, 5 to be self-controlled, chaste, good managers of the household,
kind, being submissive to their husbands, so that the word of God may not
Phil 2:1-2 (NRSV) If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any
consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy,
2 make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being
in full accord and of one mind.
Col 3:12 (NRSV) As God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves
with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience.