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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

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Mercy Series: Paul – An Example of God’s Mercy

“I was formerly a blasphemer, a persecutor, and an insolent man: but I obtained mercy because I did it ignorantly in unbelief” (1 Timothy 1:13). Paul did much evil before his conversion to Christ (cf. Acts 9:1-2; 22:4; 26:9-11; Philippians … Continue reading

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Mercy Series: Salvation Through Mercy

“We ourselves were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another” (Titus 3:3). Why should Christians be peaceable, gentle, and humble toward others? (cf. Titus 3:2).  The answer is … Continue reading

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Mercy Series: Rich in Mercy

“But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us,” (Ephesians 2:4). The word “but” sets forth a great contrast.  Paul has just reminded the Ephesians of man’s sin problem.  The Gentiles had … Continue reading

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Mercy Series: Abundant Mercy

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled … Continue reading

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Mercy Series: Show Mercy

“The wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy” (James 3:17). There are different words in the Greek New Testament which are translated … Continue reading

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The Beatitudes: The Merciful

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy” (Matthew 5:7). It is reported that Mohandas Gandhi once told the British Viceroy of India, Lord Irwin: “When your country and mine shall get together on the teachings laid down by … Continue reading

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