FOR READING: Matthew 5:1-11
MEMORY VERSE: “Blessed are the Merciful for they will be shown mercy” ”. (Matthew 5:7)
"But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the
Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.”Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful. Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven" (Luke 6:35- 37).
The “Merciful” are full of compassion and show pity towards those who are suffering either from sin or sorrow. The merciful sincerely want to make such suffering less by bringing those people to the grace and help of God through Jesus Christ. In showing mercy to others, we “will be shown mercy”
The Bible tells us the premium God places on mercy. God is very interested in interpersonal relationships. To God, if we do not love the people we see with our eyes, we cannot truly love Him. A heart that loves God must also love man. God wants us to be good to one another. It is His delight. Many blessings are reserved for the one who is merciful. God gives grace to the Humble. Let us be gracious, merciful and walk in humility in our daily lives. - EMAA
• Are you a merciful Christian?
• Who are merciful Christians?
• What happens if you show mercy?
PRAYER: Thank you Mighty Father for showing me mercy. I pray that I will do same for my brothers and sisters the same way you have done for me in Jesus Name. Amen
THOUGHT: Be ye therefore merciful, as your father also is merciful.