Posts Tagged ‘ Mercy ’

VerseD: Luke 6:36

Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful.

Luke 6:36, ESV

God has shown us great mercy in His forgiveness for our sins.

Let us show the same mercy to others, remembering many are still lost, and our mercy can point them to Christ.

VerseD: Matthew 5:3

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

Matthew 5:3, ESV

We see our weakness before God, our utter sinfulness, and it should push us to seek His grace and mercy and find hope in Christ.

VerseD: Hebrews 4:16

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Hebrews 4:16, ESV

No one can see the face of God and live.

That is, unless we have a High Priest who made a way for us – by grace through faith in His death and resurrection – to draw near to God.

VerseD: Micah 6:8

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Micah 6:8, ESV

This world is unkind and unmerciful enough. Let us be like our Lord who show us kindness and mercy first by dying on a cross for us.

VerseD: Isaiah 53:5

But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed.

Isaiah 53:5, ESV

We deserved punishment and death for our rebellion against God, but Jesus took our penalty, as prophesied 700 years earlier.

VerseD: 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

2 Corinthians 1:3‭-‬4, ESV

Our God understands our hurts and fears, and He offers us His comfort that we might turn and comfort those around us.

VerseD: Matthew 5:7

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.”

Matthew 5:7, ESV

We remember the mercy God has shown us by offering His Son as propitiation for our sin.

How much should we now show mercy to others?

VerseD: Romans 6:23

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 6:23, ESV

We all have sinned. We all deserve death.

Yet, our God is full of grace, mercy, and forgiveness, shown through the cross of Jesus Christ. Our faith in Him is what grants us eternal life.

VerseD: Micah 6:8

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Micah 6:8, ESV

God’s Word has shown us His heart: to love others as we love God.

Turn to Him today.

VerseD: Psalm 23:6

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

Psalm 23:6, ESV

Our God has shown us so much mercy and grace through the cross, and now we await eternity in His presence.