Bible Verses on Mercy

The Bible makes us understand that our God is a merciful God and HIS mercy is new every morning. No matter your mistakes, no matter how big you think it is, God’s gracious mercy is bigger than it all. These Bible Verses on Mercy will show us and allow us to have a deep understanding of what God’s mercy is.

The world today actually always confuses mercy with grace but they are totally different from each other, though they are relatively close in meaning.

Now, to talk briefly on the difference between Mercy and Grace before we go into our today’s topic – which is, Bible Verses on Mercy. Grace surpasses mercy, it is God’s given favor, a favor that is not merited while Mercy is something we do not deserve, a pardon from a punishment we deserve for the sins we committed.

The Bible is said to be full of words and things about mercy because it describes God’s own very nature because it is recorded in the Bible and seen in our world today how God has shown mercy unto us instead of punishing us for the sins and atrocities we committed, our God is a merciful God, HE is full of compassion.

Below are wonderful collection about the Bible verses on mercy, let’s open our hearts and mind as we go through all these Bible verses in mercy.

Bible Verses on Mercy – Mercy is God’s own nature

Exodus 34:6-7

The Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth, keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin.

It is said, known, and shown that Our Heavenly Father is merciful, HE is full of compassion. God is also a gracious God and even has mercy on us especially when we do not deserve it i.e. HE is known to always show mercy even when we deserve to be punished.

Deuteronomy 7:9

Therefore know that the Lord your God, He is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and mercy for a thousand generations with those who love Him and keep His commandments.

Our God is a faithful God, HE is all there is to know and understand about mercy because mercy is HIS own nature. HE is always merciful and compassionate to those who love HIM and obey HIS commandments.

Psalm 86:15

But You, O Lord, are a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering and abundant in mercy and truth.

Everything about this God of ours is Mercy, HE is also the one and only God who is slow to anger. HE is full of mercy and truth.

Psalm 89:14

Righteousness and justice are the foundation of Your throne; mercy and truth go before Your face.”

Our God is a God that never lies because righteousness and justice are the foundation of HIS Holy Throne. HE is full of mercy and love.

Lamentations 3:22-23

Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness.

This is a testimony to our Lord’s mercy which never fails because of it, we are sustained. Glory be to our Father in Heaven who is always faithful to us.

More Bible Verses on Mercy – Our God is full of mercy

Here we will be listing more Bible Verses on mercy. So, explore and study them to see more of God’s own nature which is mercy.

Luke 6:36

Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful.

James 2:13

For judgment is without mercy to one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.

Matthew 5:7

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.

Matthew 9:13

Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”

Hebrews 4:16

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?

Psalm 103:1-2

Of David. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagles.

Lamentations 3:22-23

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Luke 6:36-37

Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful. “Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven;

Psalm 23:6

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

More Bible Verses on Mercy

We don’t deserve God’s mercy in any way but still, HE bestows mercy upon us which is why new should always be thankful and grateful.

These Bible verses on mercy show us to always follow and obey God’s commandment with all our hearts and might so as to always enjoy God’s mercy and compassion even though, mercy is HIS nature because that can be said to be the last thing we can do to show our gratitude.

May God always has mercy upon us and we are advised to always show mercy on others too i.e. our fellow human beings, brethren, loved ones, families, neighbors, and so on.


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