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Category Archives: Mercy
From Scarlet to White
“Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; put away the evil of your doings from before My eyes. Cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, rebuke the oppressor; defend the fatherless, plead for the widow” (Isaiah 1:16-17). This is … Continue reading
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Put On… (Colossians 3:12-15)
It is said that a tradition sprang up, in the early years of church history, concerning the garments worn following baptism. The historian Philip Schaff wrote, “During the week following, the neophytes wore white garments as a symbol of purity” … Continue reading
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Thoughts From The Prophets: Justice, Mercy and Humility
“He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8). The prophet Micah was trying to promote … Continue reading
Thoughts From The Prophets: What Does The Lord Desire?
“I desire mercy and not sacrifice, and knowledge of God more than burnt offerings” (Hosea 6:8). Didn’t God require animal sacrifices and burnt offerings? He certainly did (e.g. Leviticus 1–7, 16, 23). However, some began to treat the sacrifices as … Continue reading
Posted in Mercy, Priorities, prophets, Textual study, worship Tagged dispassionate worship, homer hailey, Hosea 6:8, i desire mercy, isaiah 29:13, knowledge of God more than burnt offerings, matthew 15:7-8, mercy not sacrifice, priorities, rote worship, thoughts from the Prophets:, what does the lord desire Leave a comment
Matthew 12:1-8 – Situation Ethics?
“At that time Jesus went through the grain fields on the Sabbath. And His disciples were hungry, and began to pluck the heads of grain and to eat. And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to Him, ‘Look, Your … Continue reading
Posted in Ethics, Mercy, Sabbath Tagged angelfire, book: piloting the strait, c.e. dorris, circumcision, dave miller, David, Deuteronomy 23:25-26, Exodus 12:16, greater tha temple, Hosea 6:6, Leviticus 19:9-10, Lord of sabbath, Matthew 12, mercy, mercy not sacrifice, pharisees, pharisees sabbath rules, plucking grain, priests, sabbath, showbread, situation ethics, situational ethics Leave a comment
Peace Series: Wisdom From Above
“When a man’s ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him” (Proverbs 16:7). This is a proverbial statement, a general truth in life; it is not to be taken as an iron clad … Continue reading
Posted in Mercy, Peace, Proverbs, Textual study Tagged book of proverbs, earthly wisdon, good fruits, hagiasmos, Hebrews 12:14, if possible live peacebly with all, James 3:17, make enemies to be at peace, mercy, peace, peace series, peaceable, Proverbs 16:17, pure, pursue peace and holiness, Romans 12:18, see the Lord, willing to yield, Wisdom, wisdom from above, without hypocrisy, without partiality Leave a comment
Peace Series: Righteousness and Peace Have Kissed
“Mercy and truth have met together; righteousness and peace have kissed” (Psalm 85:10). If God demanded righteous according to truth without mercy there could be no peace. This is true because “all have sinned and fall short of the glory … Continue reading
Posted in Jesus, Mercy, Peace, Prophecy, psalms, Textual study, Word Study Tagged Jesus, john the baptizer, mercy, mercy and truth meet, peace, peace series, Psalm 85:10, righteousness, righteousness and peace kiss, tom wacaster, truth Leave a comment
Mercy Series: God Cares About All
“Concerning the gospel they are enemies for your sake, but concerning election, they are beloved for the sake of the Fathers. For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable. For as you were once disobedient to God, yet … Continue reading
Posted in Mercy, Race, Soul Winning, Textual study, Word Study Tagged debtor to greeks and barbarians wise and unwise, God cares about all, God wanted the gentiles to reach israel., jew and gentile relations, k.c. moser, mercy, Race, Romans 11:28-32, song lead me to one soul today, Soul Winning, the gentiles obtained mercy by israel's general disobedience, will houghton Leave a comment
Mercy Series: God’s Sovereignty
“And he said, ‘Please show me Your glory.’ Then He said, ‘I will make My goodness pass before you, and I will proclaim the name of the LORD before you. I will be gracious on whom I will be gracious, … Continue reading
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Mercy Series: Praying For Mercy
“He spoke this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: ‘Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax-collector. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus … Continue reading
Posted in Mercy, Prayer, Textual study, Word Study Tagged advocate, attitude, boldly, eleos, Hebrews 4:14-16, hilaskomai, humble, humble exalted, intercession, Jesus our high priest, Luke 18:9-14, mercy, mercy seat, parable of pharisee and tax collector, parrhesia, pray for forgiveness, prayer, robert milligan, self righteous, shekinah, the throne of grace, who allowed on mountain Leave a comment