UNDERSTANDING THE MERCY OF GOD
WHAT THE SCRIPTURES SAY
MERCY OF GOD:
Gen. 8:21, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's
sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth;
neither will I again smite anymore every thing living, as I have
Gen. 18:26. If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city,
then I will spare all the place for their sakes. vs. 27-32.
Gen. 19:16. While he lingered, the men laid hold upon his hand,
and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two
daughters; the Lord being merciful unto him: and they brought him
forth, and set him without the city.
Ex. 15:13. Thouin thy mercy hast led forth the people which thou
hast redeemed: thou hast guided them in thy strength unto thy
Ex. 20:2. I am the LORD thy God ... 6 ... chewing mercy unto
thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments. 22. Ye
have seen that I have talked with you from heaven. Deut.5:10.
Ex. 22:27. It shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I
will hear; for I am gracious.
Ex. 25:17. Thou shalt make a mercy seat of pure gold: Psa. 80:1:
Ex. 32:14. The LORD repented of the evil which he thought to do
unto his people. 34. Behold, mine Angel shall go before thee.
Ex. 33:19. I will make my goodness pass before thee, and I will
proclaim the name of the LORD before thee; and will be gracious
to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will
Ex. 34:6. The LORD, the LORD God, merciful and gracious,
longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth. 7. Keeping
mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and
Lev. 26:44. I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them,
to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them: for
I am the LORD their God. 45. But I will for their sakes remember
the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the
land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be their
God: vs. 40-43.
Num. 14:18. The LORD is longsuffering, and of great mercy,
forgiving iniquity and transgression, 19. Pardon, I beseech thee,
the iniquity of this people according unto the greatness of thy
mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt even
until now. 20. And the LORD said, I have pardoned according to
Num. 16:48. He stood between the dead and the living; and the
plague was stayed.
Num. 21:8. The LORD said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent,
and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass, that every one
that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live.
Deut. 4:31. (The LORD thy God is a merciful God;) he will not
forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of
thy fathers which he aware unto them.
Dent. 5:29. O that there were such an heart in them, that they
would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might
be well with them, and with their children for ever.
Deut. 7:9. Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is God, the
faithful God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them that
love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations.
Deut. 32:29. O that they were wise, that they understood this,
that they would consider their latter end. 36. The LORD shall
judge his people, and repent himself for his servants, when he
seeth that their power is gone, and there is none shut up or
left. 43. And will be merciful unto his hand, and to his people.
Judg. 2:18. The LORD was with the judge, and delivered them out
of the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge: for it
repented the LORD because of their groanings by reason of them
that oppressed them and vexed them. Ex. 2:24,25; Judg. 3:9,15.
Judg. 10:16. His soul was grieved for the misery of Israel.
2 Sam. 12:13. Nathan said unto David, The LORD also hath put away
thy sin, thou shalt not die.
2 Sam. 14:14. Yet doth he devise means, that his banished be not
expelled from him.
2 Sam. 24:14. Let us fall now into the hand of the LORD, for his
mercies are great: 16. When the angel stretched out his hand upon
Jerusalem to destroy it, the LORD repented him of the evil, and
said to the angel that destroyed the people, It is enough; stay
now thine hand.
1 Kin. 8:23. There is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on
earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants
that walk before thee with all their heart.
1 Kin. 11:39. I will for this afflict the seed of David, but not
2 Kin. 13:23. The LORD was gracious unto them, and had compassion
on them, ... and would not destroy them, neither cast he them
from his presence as yet.
2 Kin. 14:26. The LORD saw the affliction of Israel, that it was
very bitter: for there was not any shut up, nor any left, nor any
helper for Israel. 27. And the LORD said not that he would blot
out the name of Israel from under heaven: but he saved them by
the hand of Jeroboam.
1 Chr. 16:34. O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for
his mercy endureth for ever.
2 Chr. 5:13. It came even to pass, as the trumpeters and singers
were as one, to make one sound to be heard in praising and
thanking the LORD, and when they lifted up their voice with the
trumpets and cymbals and instruments of musick, and praised the
LORD, saying, For he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever;
that then the house was filled with a cloud, even the house of
2 Chr, 7:3. And when all the children of Israel saw how the fire
came down, and the glory oś the LORD upon the house, they bowed
themselves with their faces to the ground upon the pavement, and
worshipped, and praised the LORD, sayinq, For he is good; or his
mercy endured for ever. 6. And the priests waited on their
offices: the Levites also with instruments of musick of the LORD,
which David the king had made to praise the LORD, because his
mercy endureth for ever, 14. If my people, which are called by my
name, shall humble themselves, and pray and seek my face, and
turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and
will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.
2 Chr. 30:9. The LORD your God is gracious and merciful, and will
not turn away his face from you, if ye return unto him.
2 Chr. 36:15. The LORD God of their fathers sent to them by his
messengers, rising up between-times, and sending, because he had
compassion on his people, and on his dwelling place Jer. 7:25.
Ezra 9:9. For we there bondmen; yet our God hath not forsaken us
in our bondage, but hath extended mercy unto us in the sight of
the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up the house
of our God, and to repair the desolations thereof, and to give us
a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem. 13. Thou our God hast punished
us less than our iniquities deserve, and hast given us such
deliverance as this. vs. 7-14; Job 11:6.
Neh. 1:10. These are thy servants and thy people, whom thou hast
redeemed by thy great power, and by thy strong hand.
Neh. 9:17. Thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful,
slow to auger, and of great kindness, and forsookest them not.
27. In the time of their trouble, when they cried unto thee, thou
heardest them from heaven; and according to thy manifold mercies
thou gayest them saviours, who saved them out of the hand of
their enemies. 23. When they returned, and cried unto thee, thou
heardest them from heaven; and many times didst thou deliver them
according to thy mercies; 29. And testifiedst against them, that
thou mightest bring them again unto thy law 30. Yet many years
didst thou forbear them, and testifiedst against them by thy
spirit in thy prophets: 31. For thy great mercies', sake thou
didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for thou art a
gracious and merciful God. vs. 17-20; 2 Chr. 24:19.
Job 23:2. Even to day is my complaint bitter: my stroke is
heavier than my groaning. 3. Oh that I knew where I might find
him that I might come even to his seat! 4. I would order my cause
before him, and fill my mouth with arguments. 5. I would know the
words which he would answer me, and, understand what he would say
unto me. 6. Will he plead against me with his great power? No,
but he would put strength in me.
Job 24:12. Men groan from out of the city, and the soul of the
wounded crieth out: yet God layeth not folly to them.
Job 33:14. For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth
it not. 15. In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep
falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed. 16. Then he
openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction, 17. That
he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.
18. He keepeth back his soul from the pit, and his life from
perishing by the sword. 19. He is chastened also with pain upon
his bed, and the multitude of his bones with strong pain: 20. So
that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul dainty meat. 21. His
flesh is consumed away, that it cannot be seen; and his bones
that were not seen stick out. 22. Yea, his soul draweth near unto
the grave, and his life to the destroyers. 23. If there be a
messenger with him, an interpreter, one among a thousand, to spew
unto man his uprightness: 24. Then he is gracious unto him, and
saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit: I have found a
ransom. 25. His flesh shall be fresher than a child's he shall
return to the days of his youth 26. He shall pray unto God, and
he will be favourable unto him: and he shall see his face with
joy: for he will render unto man his righteousness. 27. He
looketh upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted
that which was right, and it profited me not; 28. He will deliver
his soul from going into the pit, and his life shall see the
light. 29. Lo, all these things worketh God oftentimes with man,
30. To bring back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with
the light of the living.
Psa. 18:50. Great deliverance giveth he to his king; and sheweth
mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for evermore.
Psa. 25:6. Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy
lovingkindnesses; for they have been ever of old. 8. Good and
upright is the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way.
Psa. 30:5. His anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is
life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the
Psa. 31:7. I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast
considered my trouble; thou bast known my soul in adversities.
Psa. 32:1. Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose
sin is covered. 2. Blessed is the man unto whom the Lord imputeth
not iniquity, 5. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto
the Lord; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin.
Pas. 36:5. Thy mercy, O Lord, is in the heavens.
Psa. 50:21. These things hast thou done, and I kept silence.
Psa. 57:10. Thy mercy is great unto the heavens.
Psa. 62:12. Unto thee, O Lord, belongeth mercy.
Psa. 65:3. Iniquities prevail against me as for our
transgressions, thou shalt purge them away.
Psa. 69:16. Thy lovingkindness is good turn unto me according to
the multitude of thy tender mercies.
Psa. 78:38. But he, being full of compassion, forgave their
iniquity, and destroyed them not; yea, many a time turned he his
anger away, and did not stir up all his wrath. 39. For he
remembered that they were but flesh; a wind that passeth away,
and cometh not again. vs. 4-72; Psa. 106: 43-46.
Psa. 85:2. Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people, thou
hast covered all their sin. 3. Thou hast taken away all thy wrath
thou hast turned thyself from the fierceness of thine anger. 10.
Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have
kissed each other.
Psa. 86:5. Thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and
plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee. 13. Great
is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the
lowest hell. 15. Thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and
gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.
Psa. 89:2. Mercy shall be built up forever: 14. Mercy and truth
shall go before thy face. 28. My mercy will I keep for him for
Psa. 99:8. Thou answeredst them, O LORD our God: thou wast a God
that forgavest them.
Psa. 100:5. The LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting.
Psa. 103:3. Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all
thy diseases; 8. The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to
anger, and plenteous in mercy. 9. He will not always chide:
neither will he keep his anger for ever. 10. He hath not dealt
with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to our
iniquities. 11. For as the heaven is high above the earth, so
great is his mercy toward them that fear him. 12. As far as the
east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions
from us. 13. Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD
pitieth them that fear him. 14. For he knoweth our frame; he
remembereth that we are dust. 17. The mercy of the LORD is from
everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his
righteousness unto children's children.
Psa. 106:1. His mercy endureth for ever. Psa. 107:1; 136:3-26.
Psa. 108:4. Thy mercy is great above the heavens.
Psa. 111:4. The LORD is gracious and full of compassion.
Psa. 116:5. Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is
Psa. 117:2. His merciful kindness is great toward us: Psa.
Psa. 119:64. The earth, O LORD, is full of thy mercy: 156. Great
are thy tender mercies, O LORD.
Psa. 130:3. If thou, LORD, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who
shall stand? 4. There is forgiveness with thee, that thou mayest
be feared. 7. Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD
there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption. 8. And he
shall redeem Israel from all his iniquities.
Psa. 135:14. He will repent himself concerning his servants.
Psa. 138:2. I will ... praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and
for thy truth.
Psa. 145:8. The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to
anger, and of great mercy. 9. The LORD is good to all: and his
tender mercies are over all his works.
Psa. 146:7. Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which
giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners: 8. The
LORD openeth the eyes of the blind the LORD raiseth them that are
Prov. 16:6. By mercy and truth iniquity is purged.
Prov. 28:13. He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but
whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
Isa. 1:5. Why should ye be stricken any more? 18. Come now, and
let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as
scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like
crimson, they shall be as wool.
Isa. 6:7. Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is
taken away, and thy sin purged.
Isa. 12:1. 0 LORD, I will praise thee: though thou wast angry
with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me.
Isa. 17:6. Yet gleaning grapes shall be left in it, as the
shaking of an olive tree, two or three berries in the top of the
uppermost bough, four or five in the outmost fruitful branches
thereof, saith the LORD God of Israel. Isa. 24:13.
Isa. 54:9. For as I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no
more go over the earth; so have I sworn that I would not be wroth
with thee, nor rebuke thee.
Isa. 55:7. Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous
man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will
have mercy upon him, and to our God, for he will abundantly
pardon. 8. For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither care
your ways my ways, saith the LORD. 9. For as the heavens are
higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and
in thoughts than your thoughts.
Isa. 57:11. Have not I held my peace even of old, and thou
fearest me not? 15. I dwell in the high and holy place, with him
also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the
spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite
ones. 16. I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always
wroth: for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which
I have made. 18. I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will
lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his
mourners. 10. I create the fruit of the lips - Peace, peace to
him that is far off, and to him that is near, saith the LORD; and
I will heal him.
Isa. 60:10. In my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had
mercy on thee.
Isa. 65:2. I have spread out my hands all the day unto a
rebellious people, which walketh in a way that was not good,
after their own thoughts; 8. As the new wine is found in the
cluster, and one saith, Destroy it not; for a blessing is in it:
so will I do for my servants' sakes, that I may not destroy them
Jer. 2:9. Wherefore I will yet plead with you, saith the LORD,
and with your children's children will I plead.
Jer. 3:12. Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say,
Return, thou backsliding Israel, saith the LORD, and I will not
cause mine anger to fall upon you for I am merciful, saith the
LORD, and I will not keep anger for ever. 22. Return, ye
backsliding children, and I will heal your backslidings. vs.
Jer. 4:27. The whole land shall be desolate yet will I not make a
Jer. 5:10. Go ye up upon her walls, and destroy; but make not a
Jer. 9:24. I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment,
and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight,
saith the LORD.
Jer. 29:11. I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith
the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an
Jer. 30:11. I am with thee, saith the LORD, to save thee: though
I make a full end of all nations whither I have scattered thee,
yet will I not make a full end of thee: but I will correct thee
in measure, Jer. 46:28.
Jer. 31:20. Is Ephraim my dear son? is he a pleasant child? for
since I spake against him, I do earnestly remember him still:
therefore my bowels are troubled for him; I will surely have
mercy upon him, saith the LORD. 34. I will forgive their
iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more. 37. If heaven
above can be measured, and the foundations of the earth searched
out beneath, I will also cast off all the seed of Israel for all
that they have done, saith the LORD.
Jer. 32:18. Thou shewest lovingkindness unto thousands.
Jer. 33:8. I will cleanse them from all their iniquity, whereby
they have sinned against me; and I will pardon all their
iniquities, whereby they have sinned, and whereby they have
transgressed against me. 11. The voice of them that shall say,
Praise the LORD of hosts: for the LORD is good; for his mercy
endureth for ever: and of them that shall bring the sacrifice of
praise into the house of the LORD. For I will cause to return the
captivity of the land, as at the first, saith the LORD.
Jer. 36:3. Return every man from his evil way; that I may forgive
their iniquity and their sin. vs. 6,7.
Jer. 50:20. The iniquity of Israel shall be sought for, and there
shall be none: and the sins of Judah, and they shall not be
found: for I will pardon them whom I reserve.
Jer. 51:5. Israel bath not been forsaken, nor Judah of his God,
of the LORD of hosts; though their land was filled with sin
against the Holy One of Israel.
Lam. 3:22. It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed,
because his compassions fail not. 23. They are new every morning,
great is thy faithfulness. 31. The Lord will not cast off for
ever. 32. But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion
according to the multitude of his mercies. 33. For he doth not
afflict willingly nor grieve the children of men.
Ezek. 14:22. Therein shall be left a remnant that shall be
brought forth, both sons and daughters: behold, they shall come
forth unto you, and ye shall see their way and their doings: and
ye shall be comforted concerning the evil that I have brought
upon Jerusalem, even concerning all that I have brought upon it.
Ezek. 16:6. When I passed by thee, and saw thee polluted in thine
own blood, I said unto thee when thou wast in thy blood, Live;
yea, I said unto thee when thou wast in thy blood, Live. 42. So
will I make my fury toward thee to rest, and my jealousy shall
depart from thee, and I will be quiet, and will be no more angry.
63. I am pacified toward thee for all that thou hast done, saith
the Lord GOD.
Ezek. 18:23. Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should
die saith the Lord GOD: and not that he should return from his
ways, and live. 31. Cast away from you all your transgressions,
whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new
spirit: for why will ye die, O house of Israel 1 32. For I have
no pleasure in the death of him that death, saith the Lord GOD:
wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye.
Ezek. 20:17. Nevertheless mine eye spared them from destroying
them, neither did I make an end of them in the wilderness. 42. Ye
shall know that I am the LORD, when I shall bring you into the
land of Israel, into the country for which I lifted up mine hand
to give it to your fathers. vs. 11-44.
Ezek. 33:11. As I live, saith the Lord GOD, I have no pleasure in
the death of the wicked; but that the wicked turn from his way
and live: turn ye, turn ye from your evil ways; for why will ye
die, O house of Israel?
Ezek. 36:25. Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye
shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your
idols, will I cleanse you.
Dan. 4:22. It is thou, O king, that art grown and become strong:
for thy greatness is grown, and reacheth unto heaven, and thy
dominion to the end of the earth. 23. And whereas the king saw a
watcher and an holy one coming down from heaven, and saying, Hew
the tree down, and destroy it; yet leave the stump of the roots
thereof in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the
tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of
heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts of the field, till
seven times pass over him; 24. This is the interpretation, O
king, and this is the decree of the most High,which is come upon
my lord the king: 25. That they shall drive thee from men, and
thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field, and they
shall make thee to eat grass as oxen, and they shall wet thee
with the dew of heaven, and seven times shall pass over thee,
till thou know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men,
and giveth it to whomsoever he will. 26. And whereas they
commanded to leave the stump of the tree roots; thy kingdom shall
be sure unto thee, after that thou shalt have known that the
heavens do rule. 27 Wherefore, 0 king, let my counsel
be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness,
and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a
lengthening of thy tranquillity.
Dan. 9:4. O Lord, the great and dreadful God, keeping the
covenant and mercy to them that love him, and to them that keep
his commandments. 9. To the Lord our God belong mercies and
forgvenesses, though we have rebelled against him.
Hos. 2:14. I will allure her, and bring her into the wilderness.
and speak comfortably unto her. 23. I will sow her unto me in the
earth; and I will have mercy upon her that had not obtained mercy
vs. 14-23; Rom. 9: 15,18; 1 Pet. 2:10.
Hos.11:8. How shall I give thee up, Ephraim? how shall I deliver
thee, Israel? how shall I make thee as Admah? how shall I set
thee as Zeboim? mine heart is turned within me, my repentings are
kindled together. 9. I will not execute the fierceness of mine
anger, I will not return to destroy Ephralm: for I am God, and
not man; the Holy One in the midst of thee.
Hoe. 14:4. I will heal their backsliding, I will love them
freely: for mine anger is turned away from him. vs. 1-8.
Joel 2:13. Turn unto the Lord your God for he is gracious and
merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him
of the evil. 18. Then will the LORD be jealous for his land, and
pity his people.
Joel 3:21. I will cleanse their blood that I have not cleansed:
for the LORD dwelleth in Zion.
Amos 7:3. The LORD repented for this: It shall not be, saith the
Jonah 4:2. I knew that tbou art a gracious God, and merciful,
slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repentest thee of the
evil. 10. Then said the LORD, Thou hast had pity on the gourd,
for the which thou hast not laboured, neither madest it grow;
which came up in a night, and perished in a night 11. Should not
I spare Nineveh, that great city, wherein are more than sixscore
thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and
their left hand; and also much cattle?
Mic. 7:18. Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity,
and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage?
he retaineth not his anger for ever because he delighteth in
mercy. 19. He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us;
he will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their sins
into the depths of the sea.
Nah. 1:3. The LORD is slow to anger, and great in power.
Zeph. 2:7. The LORD their God shall visit them, and turn away
Zech. 1:16. I am returned to Jerusalem with mercies: my house
shall be built in it saith the LORD of hosts, 17. The LORD shall
yet comfort Zion, and shall yet choose Jerusalem.
Zech. 3:9. I will remove the iniquity of that land in one day.
Zech. 10:6. I will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save
the house of Joseph, and I will bring them again to place them;
for I have mercy upon them: and they shall be as though I had not
cast them of for I am the Lord their God, and will hear them.
Mal. 3:6. I am the Lord, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob
are not consumed.
Matt. 6:14. If ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly
Father will also forgive you.
Matt. 18:11. For the Son of man is come to save that which was
lost. 12. How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one
of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine,
and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone
astrayl 13. And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you,
he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine
which went not astray. 14. Even so it is not the will of your
Father which is in heaven, that one of these little ones should
perish. 23. Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a
certain king, which would take account of his servants. 24. And
when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him, which owed
him ten thousand talents. 25. But forasmuch as lie had not topay,
his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife, and children,
and all that he had, and payment to be made. 26. The servant
therefore fell down, and worshipped him, saying, Lord, have
patience with me, and I will pay thee all. 27. Then the lord of
that servant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and
forgave him the debt. Luke 15:4-7.
Luke 1:50. His mercy is on them that fear him from generation to
generation. 77. To give knowledge of salvation unto his peole by
the remission of their sins, 78. Through the tender mercy of our
God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us.
Luke 6:36. Be ye therefore merciful, as your Fether also is
Acts 3:19. Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins
may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from
the presence of the Lord.
Acts 17:30. The times of this ignorance God winked at; but now
commandeth all men every where to repent.
Acts 26:18. To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to
light. and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may
receive forgiveness of sins.
Rom. 10:12. The same Lord over all is rich unto all that call
upon him. 13. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord
shall be saved.
Rom. 11:32. God hath concluded them all in unbelief, that he
might have mercy upon all.
Rom. 15:9. That the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy.
1 Cor. 15:10. By the grace of God I am what I am; and his grace
which was bestowed upon me was not in vain.
2 Cor.1:3. Blessed be God, even the Father if our Lord Jesus
Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort.
2 Cor. 4:15. All things are for your sakes, that the abundant
grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory
2 Cor. 12:9. My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is
made perfect iii weakness.
Eph. 1:6. To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he
hath made us accepted in the beloved. 7. In whom we have
redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, according
to the riches of his grace; 8. Wherein he hath abounded toward us
in all wisdom and prudence.
Eph. 2:4. God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith
he loved us, 5. Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us
together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) 6. And bath raised
us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in
Christ Jesus: 7. That in the ages to come he might show the
exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through
1 Tim. 1:13. Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and
injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in
Tit. 3:5. Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but
according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of
rehneration, and renewing of the Holy Spirit.
Heb. 4:16. Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of race,
that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
Heb. 8:12. I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their
sins and their iniquities will I remember no more.
Jas. 2:13. For he shall have judgment without mercy, that hath
chewed no mercy; and mercy rejoiceth against judgment.
Jas. 4:8. Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you.
Jas. 5:11. The Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy. 15. If
he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
1 Pet. 1:3. According to his abundant mercy hath begotten us
again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from
I Pet. 5:10. But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto
his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a
while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.
2 Pet. 3:8. The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some
men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not wining
that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
15. Account that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation.
1 John 1:9. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to
forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Rev. 2:21. I gave her [the church at Thyatira] space to repent.
NAVE'S TOPICAL BIBLE SAYS:
See LONGSUFFERING OF, LOVE OF.
AND SO WE SEE THE JUDGMENT, THE JUSTICE, THE
FORGIVENESS, THE GRACE, THE MERCY, OF GOD.
MAKE SURE YOU STUDY MY STUDIES CALLED "SAVED BY GRACE" -
"REAL REPENTANCE" - "SAVING FAITH" - "ALL ABOUT WATER BAPTISM"
YOU HAVE SEEN THE CHARACTER OF THE HOLY RIGHTEOUS GOD
OF THIS UNIVERSE.
Keith Hunt - October 2012