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God is the God of Mercy "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort." -- 2Corinthians 1:3

Bible Verses About God's Mercy:

(Torrey's Topical Index)

    MERCY is ...
    After the example of God
    "Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful." -- Luke 6:36
    2 Kings 6:21-23,Hosea 12:6, Romans 12:2021, Colossians 3:12

    MERCY to be engraved on the heart
    "Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart." -- Proverbs 3:3

    MERCY is characteristic of saints
    "All day long he is gracious and lends, And his descendants are a blessing." --Psalms 37:26

    "The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; And devout men are taken away, while no one understands. For the righteous man is taken away from evil," --Isaiah 57:1

    MERCY should be shown with cheerfulness
    "or he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness."
    --Romans 12:8

    Mercy should be shown to our brethren
    "Thus has the Lord of hosts said, ‘Dispense true justice and practice kindness and compassion each to his brother;" -- Zechariah 7:9

    MERCY should be shown to those that are in distress
    "And he said, “The one who showed mercy toward him.” Then Jesus said to him, “Go and do the same.” " -- Luke 10:37

    MERCY should be shown to the poor
    "He who oppresses the poor taunts his Maker, But he who is gracious to the needy honors Him." -- Proverbs 14:31

    "Therefore, O king, may my advice be pleasing to you: break away now from your sins by doing righteousness and from your iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, in case there may be a prolonging of your prosperity." -- Daniel 4:27

    MERCY should be shown to backsliders
    "I will get up and go to my father, and will say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight; I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me as one of your hired men.”’So he got up and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion for him, and ran and embraced him and kissed him." Luke 15:18-20

    "Sufficient for such a one is this punishment which was inflicted by the majority, so that on the contrary you should rather forgive and comfort him, otherwise such a one might be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow. Wherefore I urge you to reaffirm your love for him." --2 Corinthians 2:6-8

    MERCY should be shown to animals
    "A righteous man has regard for the life of his animal, But even the compassion of the wicked is cruel." --Proverbs 12:10

    Mercy upholds the throne of kings
    "Loyalty and truth preserve the king, And he upholds his throne by righteousness." -- Proverbs 20:28

    Mercy is beneficial to those who exercise
    "The merciful man does himself good, But the cruel man does himself harm." --Proverbs 11:17

    Blessedness of showing MERCY
    "He who despises his neighbor sins, But happy is he who is gracious to the poor." --Proverbs 14:21

    "Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy."
    -- Matthew 5:7

    Hypocrites devoid of MERCY
    "Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier provisions of the law: justice and mercy and faithfulness; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others." -- Matthew 23:23

    Denunciations against those devoid of MERCY
    "Listen to the word of the Lord, O sons of Israel, For the Lord has a case against the inhabitants of the land, Because there is no faithfulness or kindness Or knowledge of God in the land." -- Hosea 4:1
    Hosea 4:3; Matthew 18:23-25;

    "For judgment will be merciless to one who has shown no mercy; mercy triumphs over judgment." -- James 2:13

    The Mercy of God

    Is part of his character Exodus 34:6
    Exodus 34:7; Psalms 62:12; Nehemiah 9:17; Jonah 4:2; Jonah 4:10-11; 2Corinthians 1:3

    Great Numbers 14:18 ; Isaiah 54:7
    Rich Ephesians 2:4
    Manifold Nehemiah 9:27 ; Lamentations 3:32
    Plenteous Psalms 86:5 Psalms 86:15; Psalms 103:8
    Abundant 1 Peter 1:3
    Sure Isaiah 55:3 ; Micah 7:20
    Everlasting 1 Chronicles 16:34 ; Psalms 89:28; 106:1; 107:1; 136:1-26
    Tender Psalms 25:6; Psalms 103:4; Luke 1:78
    New every morning Lamentations 3:23
    High as heaven Psalms 36:5; Psalms 103:11
    Filling the earth Psalms 119:64
    Over all his works Psalms 145:9

    Is his delight Micah 7:18

    In the sending of Christ Luke 1:78
    In salvation Titus 3:5
    In long-suffering Lamentations 3:22 ; Daniel 9:9
    To his people Deuteronomy 32:43 ; 1 Kings 8:23
    To them that fear him Psalms 103:17 ; Luke 1:50
    To returning backsliders Jeremiah 3:12 ; Hosea 14:4 ; Joel 2:13
    To repentant sinners Psalms 32:5 ; Proverbs 28:13 ; Isaiah 55:7 ;
    Luke 15:18-20
    To the afflicted Isaiah 49:13; Isaiah 54:7
    To the fatherless Hosea 14:3
    To whom he will Hosea 2:23 ; Romans 9:15 Romans 9:18
    With everlasting kindness Isaiah 54:8

    A ground of hope Psalms 130:7; Psalms 147:11
    A ground of trust Psalms 52:8

    Sought for ourselves Psalms 6:2
    Sought for others Galatians 6:16; 1Timothy 1:2 ; 2Timothy 1:18
    Pleaded in prayer Psalms 6:4; Psalms 25:6; Psalms 51:1
    Rejoiced in Psalms 31:7
    Magnified 1 Chronicles 16:34 ; Psalms 115:1 ; Psalms 118:1-4 Psalms 118:29; Jeremiah 33:11
    Mercy seat Exodus 25:17

    Lot Genesis 19:16 Genesis 19:19
    Epaphroditus Philippians 2:27
    Paul 1Timothy 1:13

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