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Category Archives: Mercy
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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
“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