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10 Bible Verses about God's Mercy

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Romans 9:15

For He says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.”

Deuteronomy 4:31

For the Lord your God is a compassionate God; He will not fail you nor destroy you nor forget the covenant with your fathers which He swore to them.

Hosea 14:3

“Assyria will not save us,
We will not ride on horses;
Nor will we say again, ‘Our god,’
To the work of our hands;
For in You the orphan finds mercy.”

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God's Mercy » Described as » Everlasting

Psalm 89:28

“My lovingkindness I will keep for him forever,
And My covenant shall be confirmed to him.

1 Chronicles 16:34

O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good;
For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

Psalm 107:1

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for He is good,
For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

God's Mercy » Should be » Magnified

Psalm 115:1

Not to us, O Lord, not to us,
But to Your name give glory
Because of Your lovingkindness, because of Your truth.

1 Chronicles 16:34

O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good;
For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

Psalm 118:1-4

Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His lovingkindness is everlasting. Oh let Israel say, "His lovingkindness is everlasting." Oh let the house of Aaron say, "His lovingkindness is everlasting." read more.
Oh let those who fear the LORD say, "His lovingkindness is everlasting."

Psalm 118:29

Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good;
For His lovingkindness is everlasting.

God's Mercy » Manifested » To repentant sinners

Isaiah 55:7

Let the wicked forsake his way
And the unrighteous man his thoughts;
And let him return to the Lord,
And He will have compassion on him,
And to our God,
For He will abundantly pardon.

Luke 15:18-20

'I will get up and go to my father, and will say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight; I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me as one of your hired men."' "So he got up and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion for him, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.

God's Mercy » Should be » Sought for others

2 Timothy 1:18

the Lord grant to him to find mercy from the Lord on that day—and you know very well what services he rendered at Ephesus.

God's Mercy » Manifested » To returning backsliders

Jeremiah 3:12

Go and proclaim these words toward the north and say,
Return, faithless Israel,’ declares the Lord;
I will not look upon you in anger.
For I am gracious,’ declares the Lord;
‘I will not be angry forever.

God's Mercy » Manifested » To whom he will

Hosea 2:23

“I will sow her for Myself in the land.
I will also have compassion on her who had not obtained compassion,
And I will say to those who were not My people,
‘You are My people!’
And they will say, ‘You are my God!’”

Romans 9:15

For He says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.”

God's Mercy » Described as » Tender

Psalm 25:6

Remember, O Lord, Your compassion and Your lovingkindnesses,
For they have been from of old.

God's Mercy » Should be » Pleaded in prayer

Psalm 51:1

For the choir director. A Psalm of David, when Nathan the prophet came to him, after he had gone in to Bathsheba.
Be gracious to me, O God, according to Your lovingkindness;
According to the greatness of Your compassion blot out my transgressions.

Psalm 25:6

Remember, O Lord, Your compassion and Your lovingkindnesses,
For they have been from of old.

Psalm 6:4

Return, O Lord, rescue my soul;
Save me because of Your lovingkindness.

God's Mercy » Described as » Manifold

Lamentations 3:32

For if He causes grief,
Then He will have compassion
According to His abundant lovingkindness.

Nehemiah 9:27

“Therefore You delivered them into the hand of their oppressors who oppressed them,
But when they cried to You in the time of their distress,
You heard from heaven, and according to Your great compassion
You gave them deliverers who delivered them from the hand of their oppressors.

God's Mercy » Manifested » To his people

1 Kings 8:23

He said, “O Lord, the God of Israel, there is no God like You in heaven above or on earth beneath, keeping covenant and showing lovingkindness to Your servants who walk before You with all their heart,

Deuteronomy 32:43

Rejoice, O nations, with His people;
For He will avenge the blood of His servants,
And will render vengeance on His adversaries,
And will atone for His land and His people.”

God's Mercy » Manifested » In long-suffering

God's Mercy » Exemplified

Genesis 19:16

But he hesitated. So the men seized his hand and the hand of his wife and the hands of his two daughters, for the compassion of the Lord was upon him; and they brought him out, and put him outside the city.

Genesis 19:19

Now behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified your lovingkindness, which you have shown me by saving my life; but I cannot escape to the mountains, for the disaster will overtake me and I will die;

God's Mercy » Described as » Great

Numbers 14:18

The Lord is slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, forgiving iniquity and transgression; but He will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generations.’

Isaiah 54:7

For a brief moment I forsook you,
But with great compassion I will gather you.

God's Mercy » Manifested » To the afflicted

Isaiah 49:13

Shout for joy, O heavens! And rejoice, O earth!
Break forth into joyful shouting, O mountains!
For the Lord has comforted His people
And will have compassion on His afflicted.

Isaiah 54:7

For a brief moment I forsook you,
But with great compassion I will gather you.

God's Mercy » A ground of hope

Psalm 130:7

O Israel, hope in the Lord;
For with the Lord there is lovingkindness,
And with Him is abundant redemption.

God's Mercy » Described as » High as heaven

Psalm 103:11

For as high as the heavens are above the earth,
So great is His lovingkindness toward those who fear Him.

God's Mercy » Described as » Sure

Micah 7:20

You will give truth to Jacob
And unchanging love to Abraham,
Which You swore to our forefathers
From the days of old.

Isaiah 55:3

Incline your ear and come to Me.
Listen, that you may live;
And I will make an everlasting covenant with you,
According to the faithful mercies shown to David.

God's Mercy » Described as » Plenteous

God's Mercy » Manifested » To them that fear him

Psalm 103:17

But the lovingkindness of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him,
And His righteousness to children’s children,

God's Mercy » Described as » New » Every morning

God's Mercy » Exemplified » Epaphroditus

God's Mercy » Exemplified » Paul

God's Mercy » Described as » Rich

God's Mercy » Is part of his character

Exodus 34:6-7

Then the LORD passed by in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth; who keeps lovingkindness for thousands, who forgives iniquity, transgression and sin; yet He will by no means leave the guilty unpunished, visiting the iniquity of fathers on the children and on the grandchildren to the third and fourth generations."

God's Mercy » Described as » Filling the earth

Psalm 119:64

The earth is full of Your lovingkindness, O Lord;
Teach me Your statutes.

God's Mercy » Typified » Mercy-seat

Exodus 25:17

“You shall make a mercy seat of pure gold, two and a half cubits long and one and a half cubits wide.

God's Mercy » Described as » Over all his works

Psalm 145:9

The Lord is good to all,
And His mercies are over all His works.

God's Mercy » Described as » Abundant

God's Mercy » Manifested » With everlasting kindness

Isaiah 54:8

“In an outburst of anger
I hid My face from you for a moment,
But with everlasting lovingkindness I will have compassion on you,”
Says the Lord your Redeemer.

God's Mercy » Manifested » To the fatherless

Hosea 14:3

“Assyria will not save us,
We will not ride on horses;
Nor will we say again, ‘Our god,’
To the work of our hands;
For in You the orphan finds mercy.”

God's Mercy » Should be » Rejoiced in

Psalm 31:7

I will rejoice and be glad in Your lovingkindness,
Because You have seen my affliction;
You have known the troubles of my soul,

God's Mercy » A ground of trust

Psalm 52:8

But as for me, I am like a green olive tree in the house of God;
I trust in the lovingkindness of God forever and ever.

God's Mercy » Is his delight

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity
And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His possession?
He does not retain His anger forever,
Because He delights in unchanging love.

God's Mercy » Manifested » In the sending of Christ

God's Mercy » Manifested » In salvation

God's Mercy » Should be » Sought for ourselves

Topics on God's Mercy

God's Mercy, Example Of

Genesis 19:16

But he hesitated. So the men seized his hand and the hand of his wife and the hands of his two daughters, for the compassion of the Lord was upon him; and they brought him out, and put him outside the city.

Receiving God's Mercy

Psalm 106:46

He also made them objects of compassion
In the presence of all their captors.

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