Mercy in Flight
Mercy: "Relief of distress or compassion shown to victims of misfortune.
"Grace is getting what we do not deserve.
"With the merciful You will show Yourself merciful."
"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."
"Among the attributes of God, although they are all equal,
"God's mercy is boundless, free and, through Jesus Christ our Lord,
"The mercy of God is the loadstone to draw sinners to him."
"The pearl of justice is found in the heart of mercy."
"Mercy is God substituting his favor for his wrath."
"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."
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.
"Surely goodness and mercy will follow me all the days of my life."
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."
Shall I doubt my Father's mercy? Shall I think of death as doom,
"He who demands mercy and shows none burns
"God's Grace is immeasurable; His mercy inexhaustible;
"We do pray for mercy; And that same prayer doth teach us all to render the deeds of mercy."
"Trust the past to the mercy of God, the present
"Our prayer and God's mercy are like two buckets in a well;
The quality of mercy is not strain'd, it droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
"God gave to sinful mankind the greatest gift of mercy when He sent
"I will trust in the mercy of God forever and ever."
"We were all in the human condition before we were born again of God.
"Mercy is exercised only where there is guilt. It always pre-supposes guilt.
"The unfailing love of the Lord never ends!
"God's justice condemns us--but His mercy redeems us"
"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."
"To those who love God's mercy, nothing 'unredeemable' can happen to you!"