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27 Bible Verses about Mercy, Response To God's

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Luke 10:27-37

And he answered, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind: and thy neighbor as thyself. And He said unto him, Thou hast answered right; do this and thou shalt live. But he willing to justify himself said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbor?read more.
And Jesus replying said, There was a certain man going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among thieves, who after they had stripped and beaten him, went away, leaving him half dead. And by chance a certain priest came down that way, and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. Likewise a Levite also, when he came to the place, went and looked at him, and then crossed the way and passed by. But a certain Samaritan, as he was travelling, came up to him, and when He saw him, he was moved with compassion, and went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine; and setting him upon his own beast, brought him to an inn and took care of him. And on the morrow, when he went away he took out two denaries, and gave them to the inn-keeper, and said to him, Take care of him, and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again I will repay thee. Which now of these three dost thou think was neighbor to him that fell among the thieves? And he said, He that took pity on him. Therefore said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou in like manner.

James 2:12-13

So speak, and so act, as those who are to be judged by the law of liberty. For he shall have judgement without mercy, that hath not shewn mercy: but mercy triumpheth over judgement.

Matthew 18:21-35

Then Peter came to Him and said, Lord, how often shall my brother offend against me, and I forgive him? to seven times? Jesus answereth him, I tell thee not, to seven times, but to seventy times seven. And therefore the gospel-kingdom is like unto a king, who had a mind to settle accounts with his servants:read more.
and when he began to reckon, there was brought to him one, who was debtor in ten thousand talents: and not having it to pay, his lord commanded him to be sold, and his wife and children and all that he had; and payment to be made. The servant therefore fell prostrate before him, saying, Lord, bear with me a while, and I will pay thee all: and his lord had compassion on him, and discharged him, and forgave him the debt. But that same servant, as he was going out, met with one of his fellow-servants, who owed him but an hundred pence; and he laid hold on him and seized him by the throat, saying, Pay me what thou owest me: and his fellow-servant fell down at his feet, and intreated him, saying, Bear with me a while, and I will pay thee all. And he would not: but went away and threw him into prison till he should pay the debt. Now when his fellow-servants saw what was done, they were very much grieved, and came and acquainted their lord with all that had passed. Then his lord called for him again, and said to him, Thou wicked slave, I forgave thee all that vast debt at thy request, and oughtest not thou to have had compassion on thy fellow-servant, even as I had on thee? And his lord being highly provoked delivered him to the officers, till he should pay all that was owing to him. Thus will my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye forgive not every one his brother from your hearts their trespasses.

Luke 17:3-4

Take heed to yourselves: if thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him. And if he trespass against thee seven times a day, and seven times in a day return to thee, saying, I repent; thou shalt forgive him.

Matthew 25:37-40

Then will the righteous answer Him, saying, Lord, when did we see thee hungry, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink? and when did we see thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee? and when did we see thee sick, or in prison, and visited thee?read more.
And the king replying will say unto them, Verily I declare unto you, inasmuch as ye did it to one of the lest of these my brethren, ye did it to me.

Romans 12:9-21

Let love be unfeigned. Abhor that which is evil, cleave to that which is good; be tenderly affected with brotherly love to each other, in honor preferring one another: not slothful in business: fervent in spirit: serving the Lord.read more.
Rejoicing in hope, patient under affliction, persevering in prayer, communicating to the necessities of the saints, given to hospitality. Bless them that persecute you: bless them, I say, and do not curse them. Rejoice with those that rejoice, and weep with those that weep. Be alike affected to each other: not aiming at high things, but accommodating yourselves to persons of low rank. Be not wise in your own conceit. Render to no one evil for evil: behaving honorably in the sight of all men. If it be possible, as much as ye can, live peaceably with all men. Avenge not yourselves, my beloved; but rather give place to the wrath of others: for it is written, "Vengeance belongeth to me, I will recompence, saith the Lord." Therefore if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing, thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head. Be not overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.

2 Thessalonians 3:3-5

But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you, and preserve you from the evil one. And we trust in the Lord concerning you, that ye both do and will do the things which we give you in charge. And may the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patience of Christ.

2 Corinthians 8:1

Now we make known to you, brethren, the grace of God conferred on the churches of Macedonia:

2 Corinthians 5:14-20

For the love of Christ constraineth us, being fully persuaded of this, that if One died for all, then were all dead. And He died for all, that those who live might no longer live to themselves, but to Him who died for them and rose again. Wherefore we henceforth know no one according to the flesh: and if we have known even Christ after the flesh, yet now we thus know Him no more.read more.
And therefore if any one be in Christ, he is created anew: old things are passed away, behold all things are become new. But all these things are from God, who hath reconciled us to Himself by Jesus Christ, and made us ministers of the reconciliation; to declare, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not imputing to them their trespasses, and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. We are therefore ambassadors for Christ, and as God exhorteth you by us, we intreat you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.

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