86 Quotes About Mercy

  • "Justice is for those who deserve it; mercy is for those who don't."

    - Woodrow Kroll
    Topics: Justice, Mercy


  • "The high heaven covereth as well tall mountains as small mole hills, and mercy can cover all. The more desperate thy disease, the greater is the glory of thy physician, who hath perfectly cured thee."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Mercy, Healing


  • "If one's conscience is willing to confess whatever sins have been committed, including the sin of unbelief, it will be sorrowful in a godly way, earnestly desiring the mercy of God."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Conscience, Mercy, Unbelief


  • "Until we taste the bitterness of our own misery we will never relish the sweetness of God's mercy. Until we see how foul our sins have made us we will never pay our tribute of praise to Christ for washing us... If you would know the heart of your sin then you must know the sins of your heart!"

    - William Secker
    Topics: Bitterness, Mercy, The Heart


  • "God is more willing to pardon than to punish. Mercy does more multiply in Him than sin in us. Mercy is His nature."

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Mercy


  • "Your Lord is a God of mercy and bountifulness: be a source of mercy and bountifulness to your neighbors. If you will be such, you will find salvation yourself with everlasting glory."

    - John of Kronstadt
    Topics: Mercy


  • "God's mercy is so great that you may sooner drain the sea of its water, or deprive the sun of its light, or make space too narrow, than diminish the great mercy of God."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Mercy


  • "God tolerates even our stammering, and pardons our ignorance whenever something inadvertently escapes us - as, indeed, without this mercy there would be no freedom to pray."

    - John Calvin
    Topics: Mercy, Prayer, Freedom


  • "Here is the life of prayer, when in or with the Spirit, a man being made sensible of sin, and how to come to the Lord for mercy; he comes, I say, in the strength of the Spirit, and crieth Father. That one word spoken in faith is better than a thousand prayers, as men call them, written and read, in a formal, cold, lukewarm way."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Faith, Mercy


  • "Christians, you who are vessels of election - were by nature as wicked as others - but God had compassion on you and plucked you as brands out of the fire! He stopped you in your course of sinning - when you were marching to hell! He turned you back to Him by sincere repentance. Oh, here is the banner of love displayed over you!"

    - Thomas Watson
    Topics: Mercy


  • "I am an old sinner; and if God had designed mercy for me, he would have called me home to himself before now."

    - David Brainerd
    Topics: Mercy


  • "When our needs are permitted to grow to an extremity, and all visible hopes fail, then to have relief given wonderfully enhances the price of such a mercy (Isa. 41:17-18)."

    - John Flavel
    Topics: Mercy


  • "God in his infinite mercy has devised a way by which justice can be satisfied, and yet mercy can be triumphant. Jesus Christ, the only begotten of the Father, took upon himself the form of man, and offered unto Divine Justice that which was accepted as an equivalent for the punishment due to all his people."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Justice, Mercy


  • "Mercy, detached from Justice, grows unmerciful."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Mercy, Justice


  • "The saints fare the better for the insolence and outrages of their enemies, whose ruin is thereby accelerated; and somewhat God will do the sooner for his people, lest the enemy exalt himself."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Mercy



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