Thoughts on Mercy

Thoughts on Mercy


THOUGHTS ON MERCY

“Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon them that fear Him,
upon them that hope in His mercy”
Psalm 33:18

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Mercy is the outflow
of undeserved love.

“Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful “
Luke 6:37

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Mercy falls on penitent hearts.

“Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and He will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon.”
Isaiah 55:7

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Mercy received will be in proportion
to mercy given.

“Blessed are the merciful… for they shall obtain mercy”
Matthew 5:8

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Mercy received is the power for us
to become a “living sacrifice”

“I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God,
that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice…“
Romans 12:1

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All ministry is the fruit of Mercy.

“Therefore seeing we have this ministry, as we have received mercy…”
2 Corinthians 4:1

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Unity is the atmosphere
of Mercy

“But God, who is rich in mercy, for His great love wherewith He loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ
Ephesians 2:4

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“O give thanks unto the God of heaven:
for his mercy endureth for ever”
Psalm 136:26

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My God and My Testimony

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MY GOD and MY TESTIMONY

God of Light
You continue to reveal my darkness
God of Love
You overlook my indifference
God of Mercy
You melt my heart to offer my life afresh daily
God of Grace
You give me desire and ability to walk in you
God of Wonder
You fill my perplexities with vision
God of Hope
You give me tenacity to hold to your way
God of Peace
You crush the works of darkness in me
God of Glory
You lighten my pilgrimage in this dark and dreary world
God of Comfort
Embraces me in the loneliness of the Way and the wandering of my soul
God of Provision
My fountain never runs dry nor the staff of Thy Word fails me
God of the Orphan
When friends forsake and the way is dark – you hold me
God of Truth
To reveal the untruth in me – A most precious ministration
God of the Harvest
My only hope of being fruitful in the seeds sown and the deeds done
God of the Sabbath
Ever teaching and leading me into the true Rest of doing Thy Works and Speaking Thy Words
God – The Consuming Fire
The Flame which burns within my heart for purity and the desire to honor you
God – My Shepherd
The One who leads me in the way of the Lamb, through the meadows, the still waters and the valleys of shadows and death
God My Saviour
Who is ever working the wonders of His salvation in the midst of my own lostness
God My Keeper
Who keeps me when I do not see danger
He Who Is – The Word
My First Love and to whom I owe my very existence
God My Light
Who gives me light to see the greater Light
God My Wisdom
Who teaches me by His Presence the beauty and true value of the Fear of the Lord
God of the Disciple
He who holds me in the steps of His Son and presses me to forsake my love of self
God of Beth-El
Who has birthed in me a Love for His House – May she arise in the unity of the power of His Heart!

My God My Only Hope Now and for Eternity

Brian Troxel
www.aword.info