6688 mercy, demonstration of God’s

6688 mercy, demonstration of God’s

God demonstrates his mercy in his various dealings with his people.

God as a parent

Ps 103:13-14; Eph 1:4-6 See also Isa 49:15; Isa 63:7-8; Isa 66:13; Jer 31:20; Hos 11:1-4; Mal 3:17; 2Co 1:3

God’s mercy and compassion to those in distress

Isa 49:13 See also Ex 2:23-24; Ps 91:14-16; Ps 111:2-9; Ps 113:7-9; Ps 142:1-3; Isa 63:9; Jnh 2:2; 2Co 4:1; Heb 4:16

In judgment, God’s mercy is just and true

Dt 32:36 See also Ps 143:1; Isa 11:3-5; Isa 30:18; Isa 54:7-8; Isa 60:10; Hab 3:2; Rev 19:11

God may choose to show no mercy

Ps 59:5 See also Jos 11:20; Jer 21:7; Jas 2:13

God’s mercy shown in his actions

The act of salvation Eph 2:4-5 See also Ex 15:13; Jdg 2:18 In the OT, salvation was seen in physical, as much as in spiritual, terms; Ps 13:5; Ps 28:6-8; Ps 31:21-22 David appeals to God’s mercy: Ps 40:10-11; Ps 57:1; Ps 69:16; Ps 86:15-16
Ps 98:2-3; Ps 116:4-6; Ne 9:27; 1Pe 1:3; 1Pe 2:10; 2Pe 3:15

His forgiveness Ps 51:1-2 See also Nu 14:18-19; Ps 25:6-7; Ps 79:8; Ps 130:1-4; Isa 55:7; Hos 14:1-4; Mic 7:18-19; 1Ti 1:15-16; 1Jn 1:9

His blessing Dt 13:17-18 Moses concerning idolatry. See also Dt 7:12-13; Dt 30:3

See also

1040God, fatherhood
1075God, justice of
1315God as redeemer
5359justice
6025sin & God’s character
6510salvation