Posts with the tag “mercy”

More than Forgiveness
October 26th, 2021
“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.” - Matthew 5:7 If I’m being honest, I don’t know how many times I’ve read the beatitudes over and over again without even stopping to think abou...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
To Be Undone
June 17th, 2020
"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding." - Proverbs 9:10To even touch on an understanding of the nature of God is to fall at his feet completel...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
The Other Half of Humility
March 5th, 2019
"Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst.”  - 1 Timothy 1:15 Been there, Paul. There is a glorious moment in...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
A Touch of Faith
December 29th, 2018
In Exodus 34, God introduces himself to Moses. He reveals that He is the god of compassion and mercy. He could have chosen other adjectives when describing Himself, so it’s no coincidence that these a...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Romans | Judging Others
April 6th, 2018
In this passage, Paul warns prominent Jewish religious leaders of the day against judging Gentiles. He gives a stern warning, that in judging others they only condemn themselves, but follows it up wit...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Exodus 34
November 15th, 2017
By the time of chapter 34, God has already given the people of Israel a covenant, and they've already broken it. The covenant promised that if they kept the commandments of the covenant, they will rea...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Exodus 23-24
November 10th, 2017
In chapter 23, Moses explains the laws of justice and mercy, sets Sabbath laws and explains how God sent an angle to bring them to the place in which he has prepared.. We finish things off in chapter ...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
2 Corinthians 2:5-11
September 28th, 2017
In this passage, Paul is addressing a situation in Corinth, where someone led a rebellion against Paul in order to preach their own false gospel. Paul says that this person didn't harm him, but brough...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Why We Need Grace & Mercy
November 29th, 2016
A friend once described the difference between grace and mercy with this analogy: Mercy is withholding punishment when a person deserves it. Grace is giving favor (or goodness) to someone when they do...  Read More
by Devon McCoy
Long Suffering
September 21st, 2016
1 Corinthians 13 says that love is patient. The meaning of the word patient can also be described by the phrase long-suffering. How can God show us this love?God’s love is perfect and, therefore, perf...  Read More
by Devon McCoy