You are probably wondering, “What in the world is CHaD?” ChaD is my term for Compassion, Humility and Discernment. I believe that they are the three most important virtues of any Christian leader in these End Times.

The Old Testament describes God as full of compassion:

But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth. (Psalm 86:15 KJV)

The New Testament describes Jesus as being moved with compassion:

And Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them, and he healed their sick. (Matthew 14:14 KJV)

This is what we are told concerning humility:

Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble. (1 Peter 5:5 KJV)

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up. (James 4:10 NKJV)

Humility is the key ingredient of revival:

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. (2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV)

Jesus, in His First Coming, set the example of humility:

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. (Matthew 11:29 NRSV)

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he, humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey. (Zechariah 9:9 ESV)

This is what we are told concerning discernment:

Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people? (1 Kings 3:9 KJV)

But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their powers of discernment trained by constant practice to distinguish good from evil. (Hebrews 5:14 ESV)

And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment. (Philippians 1:9 ESV)

For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. (Hebrews 4:12 ESV)

The natural person does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are folly to him, and he is not able to understand them because they are spiritually discerned. The spiritual person judges all things, but is himself to be judged by no one. (1 Corinthians 2:14‭-‬15 ESV)

I believe Paul sums up false Christian leaders today that lack Compassion, Humility, and Discernment in the following:

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ. And no wonder! For Satan himself transforms himself into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also transform themselves into ministers of righteousness, whose end will be according to their works. (2 Corinthians 11:13‭-‬15 NKJV)

Jesus Himself described the false Christian leaders that would arise:

But a hireling, he who is not the shepherd, one who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches the sheep and scatters them. The hireling flees because he is a hireling and does not care about the sheep. (John 10:12‭-‬13 NKJV)

It is now 45 years that I have been a born again believer. I have only really been a part of three churches previous to where I am at now. I was truly blessed in the first church I became a part of, because the pastor taught me what Compassion, Humility, and Discernment really were. The last two churches I had to leave because the leadership no longer exemplified Compassion, Humility, and Discernment. The motto of the second church became, “We would rather make dust than eat dust!” The leadership of the third church morphed into hirelings, rather than shepherds. The still small voice makes it clear when we sincerely seek truth. Problem is, too many become comfortable with where they are at and are unwilling to be obedient to what the Word of God and the Holy Spirit are saying.

When I sought the Lord of where to move on to, He answered that prayer. There is no glitter, no awesome praise team, no mesmerizing oration, no dynamic programs. There is just Compassion, Humility, and Discernment that are present.

Let us never forget to always look to our Lord Jesus Christ as our ultimate example:

For He shall grow up before Him as a tender plant, And as a root out of dry ground. He has no form or comeliness; And when we see Him, there is no beauty that we should desire Him. He is despised and rejected by men, a Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. Surely He has borne our griefs And carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; We have turned, every one, to his own way; And the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all. He was oppressed and He was afflicted, Yet He opened not His mouth; He was led as a lamb to the slaughter, And as a sheep before its shearers is silent, So He opened not His mouth. (Isaiah 53:2‭-‬7 NKJV)


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