Tag Archives: mercy

World Religions: Hinduism

Hinduism is the third largest of the world’s religions.  It numbers about 1.05 billion.  Most of these live in South Asia (Largest Religions in the World, worldatlas.com).  More than 3 million live in the U.S.A. (Wikipedia). Origin The word ‘Hindu’ … 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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