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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 8306 mercifulness
8306 mercifulness

8306 mercifulness

An attitude of compassion and care, grounded in the nature of God himself, made manifest in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, and expected of believers.

The mercifulness of God

Dt 4:31; Ps 78:38; Jer 3:12 See also Dt 7:7-8; Ne 9:31; Zec 1:16; Lk 1:50-54; Jas 5:11

The expression of God’s mercifulness

In the forgiveness of sins Ps 78:38 See also 2Sa 24:14; 1Ki 8:50; Ps 26:11; Ps 51:1; Da 9:9

In response to prayer Ps 6:2; Ps 27:7 See also 1Ki 8:28; Ps 9:13

The mercifulness of Jesus Christ

Mt 9:36; Heb 2:17 See also Mt 8:16; Heb 4:16

The mercifulness expected of believers

Lk 6:36 See also Mic 6:8; Zec 7:9; Mt 9:13; Mt 18:21-35 the parable of the unmerciful servant; Mt 23:23; Lk 10:29-37 the parable of the good Samaritan; Ro 12:8; Eph 4:32-5:2; Jas 2:12-13; Jas 3:17; Jude 22-23

The blessing promised to the merciful

Mt 5:7 Jesus Christ to his disciples.

See also

1030God, compassion
1055God, grace & mercy
1085God, love of
2015Christ, compassion
2027Christ, grace & mercy
2048Christ, love of

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