Mercy Quotes

Mercy in Flight


Mercy: "Relief of distress or compassion shown to victims of misfortune.
A blessing that is an act of Divine compassion." -Noah Webster (1758 - 1843)

"Open thy gates of mercy, gracious God!
My soul flies through these wounds to seek out thee."
-William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

"Grace is getting what we do not deserve.
Mercy is not receiving what we do deserve."
Our Daily Bread (July 12, 1998)

"All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."
-Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

"With the merciful You will show Yourself merciful."
-Psalm 18:25

"I would say to my soul, O my soul, this is not the place of despair; this is not the time to despair in. As long as mine eyes can find a promise in the Bible, as long as there is a moment left me of breath or life in this world, so long will I wait or look for mercy, so long will I fight against unbelief and despair."
-John Bunyan (1628 - 1688)

"Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal,
mercy shines with even more brilliancy than justice."
-Miguel De Cervantes (1547 - 1616)

"God's mercy is boundless, free and, through Jesus Christ our Lord,
available to us now in our present situation."
-A.W. Tozer (1897 - 1963)

"The mercy of God is the loadstone to draw sinners to him."
T. Watson, A Body of Divinity

"The pearl of justice is found in the heart of mercy."
-Catherine of Siena (1347 - 1380)

"Mercy is God substituting his favor for his wrath."
-Rev. D. Sadler

"We shall only resist social injustice and the disintegration of community if justice and mercy prevail in our own common life and social differences have lost their power to divide."
-Hendrik Berkhof

He giveth more grace when the burdens grow greater, He sendeth more strength when the labors increase; To added affliction he addeth his mercy, To multiplied trials, His multiplied peace.
-Annie Johnson Flint (1862-1932)

"Surely goodness and mercy will follow me all the days of my life."
-King David

Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me. -Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

"Nothing is ever lost by courtesy. It is the cheapest of the pleasures; costs nothing and conveys much. It pleases him who gives and him who receives, and thus, like mercy, it is twice blessed."
-Erastus Wiman

Shall I doubt my Father's mercy? Shall I think of death as doom,
Or the stepping o'er the threshold To a bigger, brighter room?
-Robert Freeman (1878-1940)

"He who demands mercy and shows none burns
the bridges over which he himself must later pass."
-Thomas Adams (1612-1653)

"God's Grace is immeasurable; His mercy inexhaustible;
His peace inexpressible." -Unknown

"We do pray for mercy; And that same prayer doth teach us all to render the deeds of mercy."
-William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

"Trust the past to the mercy of God, the present
to his love, and the future to his providence."
-Saint Augustine of Hippo (354-430)

"Our prayer and God's mercy are like two buckets in a well;
while the one ascends the other descends."
-Mark Hopkins (1802-1887)

The quality of mercy is not strain'd, it droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath: it is twice blest; it blesseth him that gives and him that takes.
-Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, act 4, scene 1.

"God gave to sinful mankind the greatest gift of mercy when He sent
His only begotten Son Yeshua to the Cross on our behalf."
- Rabbi Mike Short

"I will trust in the mercy of God forever and ever."
- Paslm 52:8.

"We were all in the human condition before we were born again of God.
Remember that and have the God kind of mercy for others in the human condition."
- Rev. Barbara Di Gilio

"Mercy is exercised only where there is guilt. It always pre-supposes guilt.
The penalty of the law must have been previously incurred,
else there can be no scope for mercy."
Charles G. Finney (May 7, 1845)

"The unfailing love of the Lord never ends!
By his mercies we have been kept from complete destruction.
Great is His faithfulness; His mercies begin afresh each new day."
-Jeremiah, the prophet

"God's justice condemns us--but His mercy redeems us"
Our Daily Bread (August 22, 1995)

"God's wisdom is manifold because God is inexhaustible in His wonder, and in His mercy." --John Adam Woods

"Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for Thy mercies' sake."
--Psalms 6:4

"To those who love God's mercy, nothing 'unredeemable' can happen to you!"



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