6687 mercy, nature of God’s

6687 mercy, nature of God’s

A central aspect of God’s character, expressed in his covenant relationships with undeserving people.

God is merciful

Da 9:9; Eph 2:4 See also 2Sa 24:14; Ne 9:31; Ps 5:7; Ps 25:6; Jer 3:12; Lk 1:78; 1Ti 1:2; Jas 5:11; 1Pe 1:3; 2Jn 3; Jude 2

God’s mercy is expressed in his faithfulness to his covenant with his people

Mic 7:18-20 See also Dt 4:31; Dt 7:9; 1Ki 8:23-24; Ne 1:5; Ne 9:30-31; Ps 143:1; Isa 63:9; Lk 1:54-55,69-75

God’s faithfulness and mercy are never-ending

Ps 103:17 See also Ps 25:6; Ps 106:1; Ps 119:132

God’s mercy and grace are seen in Jesus Christ

Jn 1:14 See also Ro 3:22-24; Ro 5:15; Eph 1:7; Heb 4:16; Jude 21

God’s mercy is not confined to the Jewish nation

Ro 3:29-30 See also Isa 49:6; Jnh 4:2; Ro 10:12; Ro 11:28-32; Ro 15:8-12; Gal 3:14; Eph 3:6-8; Col 1:27

God chooses when and where to exercise his mercy

Ro 9:15-16 See also Ex 33:19; Dt 7:7-8; Ps 33:12; Jn 15:16; 1Co 1:27-29

God’s responds in mercy to those who call to him

Ps 6:9 There are many appeals to God’s mercy in the book of Psalms. See also 1Ki 8:28; 2Ch 6:19; Job 9:15; Da 9:18

See also

1030God, compassion
1035God, faithfulness
1055God, grace & mercy
1345covenant
6666grace
8292love

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