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Mercy of God, The


1. Is part of his character. Ex 34:6,7; Ps 62:12; Ne 9:17; Jon 4:2,10,11; 2Co 1:3.

2. Described as

a. Great. Nu 14:18; Isa 54:7.

b. Rich. Eph 2:4.

c. Manifold. Ne 9:27; La 3:32.

d. Plenteous. Ps 86:5,15; 103:8.

e. Abundant. 1Pe 1:3.

f. Sure. Isa 55:3; Mic 7:20.

g. Everlasting. 1Ch 16:34; Ps 89:28; 106:1; 107:1; 136:1-26.

h. Tender. Ps 25:6; 103:4; Lu 1:78.

i. New every morning. La 3:23.

j. High as heaven. Ps 36:5; 103:11.

k. Filling the earth. Ps 119:64.

l. Over all his works. Ps 145:9.

3. Is his delight. Mic 7:18.

4. Manifested

a. In the sending of Christ. Lu 1:78.

b. In salvation. Tit 3:5.

c. In long-suffering. La 3:22; Da 9:9.

d. To his people. De 32:43; 1Ki 8:23.

e. To them that fear him. Ps 103:17; Lu 1:50.

f. To returning backsliders. Jer 3:12; Ho 14:4; Joe 2:13.

g. To repentant sinners. Ps 32:5; Pr 28:13; Isa 55:7; Lu 15:18-20.

h. To the afflicted. Isa 49:13; 54:7.

i. To the fatherless. Ho 14:3.

j. To whom he will. Ho 2:23; Ro 9:15,18.

k. With everlasting kindness. Isa 54:8.

5. A ground of hope. Ps 130:7; 147:11.

6. A ground of trust. Ps 52:8.

7. Should be

a. Sought for ourselves. Ps 6:2.

b. Sought for others. Ga 6:16; 1Ti 1:2; 2Ti 1:18.

c. Pleaded in prayer. Ps 6:4; 25:6; 51:1.

d. Rejoiced in. Ps 31:7.

e. Magnified. 1Ch 16:34; Ps 115:1; 118:1-4,29; Jer 33:11.

8. Typified

a. Mercy seat. Ex 25:17.

9. Exemplified

a. Lot. Ge 19:16,19.

b. Epaphroditus. Php 2:27.

c. Paul. 1Ti 1:13.