Psalm 136 opens with “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love [mercy] endures forever.” Each of the following 26 verses of this Psalm declare “for for his steadfast love [mercy] endures forever.” Charles Spurgeon comments: Mark the one sole cause of his bounty—For his mercy endureth for ever. He … More Spurgeon: God does all things from this motive
And it came about when Ahab heard these words, that he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and fasted, and he lay in sackcloth and went about despondently. Then the word of the LORD came to Elijah the Tishbite, saying, “Do you see how Ahab has humbled himself before Me? Because he has humbled … More “By the mercy of God”
And the word of the Lord came to me: “Son of man, how does the wood of the vine surpass any wood, the vine branch that is among the trees of the forest? Is wood taken from it to make anything? Do people take a peg from it to hang any vessel on it? Behold, it is … More Infinite mercy of Jehovah- “you will know that I am the Lord”
God’s purpose in Romans 9:23 is “to make known the riches of his glory for vessels of mercy, which he has prepared beforehand for glory.” John Piper states in a sermon, “God’s Ultimate Purpose: Vessels of Mercy Knowing the Riches of His Glory”- As a Christian you are a vessel of mercy. You were called out of spiritual … More This is all mercy, undeserved mercy
Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds. Your righteousness is like the mountains of God; your judgments are like the great deep; man and beast you save, O Lord. How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings. Psalm … More Spurgeon: How do we measure the mercy of God?
John Piper discusses Exodus 34 in a sermon, “The Lord, a God Merciful and Gracious” The sheer fact that Exodus 34 exists is proof that God is a God of mercy. This is the second time God has met Moses on the mountain to make a covenant with the people of Israel. When Moses came … More John Piper: A Triangle of Mercy
Ray Stedman reflects on Lamentations 3: Suddenly, in the midst of a long wail, he [Jeremiah] says (verse 22-33): The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is thy faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope … More Fresh mercies every morning
The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost. But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him … More Don’t belittle the mercy of God by saying that you cannot be changed!
Psalm 136 opens with “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love [mercy] endures forever.” and each of the 26 verses of this Psalm declare “for Charles Spurgeon comments: Mark the one sole cause of his bounty—For his mercy endureth for ever. He hath done all things from this … More His steadfast love endures forever
Psalm 119:156 Great is your mercy, O Lord; give me life according to your rules. Great are thy tender mercies, O LORD. Two epithets he ascribes to God’s mercies; first, he calls them “great,” and then he calls them “tender” mercies. They are great in many respects: for continuance, they endure for ever; for largeness, they … More Great and Tender Mercies