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An open heart, compassion, and a passion for justice go together. An open heart feels the suffering and pain of the world and responds to it. Compassion and a passion for justice are the ethical impulse and imperative that go with an open heart. Indeed they are the primary fruit of the Spirit. “Be compassionate as God is compassionate,” Jesus said.


                                                                        The Heart of Christianity, page 162