Mercy

Outline

 

1. A Moral Attribute of God

2. Enduring Mercy

3. Prayer for Mercy

4. Required of Man

5. The Reward of Mercy

 

1. A Moral Attribute of God

 

Psalms 57:10 For your unfailing love is as high as the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.

 

Psalms 103:8 The Lord is compassionate and merciful, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love.

 

Titus 3:5 he saved us, not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins, giving us a new birth and new life through the Holy Spirit.

 

2. Enduring Mercy

 

Psalms 103:17 But the love of the Lord remains forever with those who fear him.  His salvation extends to the children’s children

 

3. Prayer for Mercy

 

Psalms 25:6 Remember, O Lord, your compassion and unfailing love,  which you have shown from long ages past.

 

Psalms 51:1 Have mercy on me, O God, because of your unfailing love. Because of your great compassion, blot out the stain of my sins.

 

Luke 18:13 “But the tax collector stood at a distance and dared not even lift his eyes to heaven as he prayed. Instead, he beat his chest in sorrow, saying, ‘O God, be merciful to me, for I am a sinner.’

 

4. Required of Man

 

Proverbs 3:3 Never let loyalty and kindness leave you!  Tie them around your neck as a reminder.   Write them deep within your heart.

 

Luke 6:36 You must be compassionate, just as your Father is compassionate.

 

5. The Reward of Mercy

 

Proverbs 21:21 Whoever pursues righteousness and unfailing love will find life, righteousness, and honor.

 

Matthew 5:7 God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy.

Outline is from the Dixon Analytical Bible

Scripture is from the New Living Bible courtesy of www.biblegateway.com

Arranged and modified by HKM 04/11/2011