Mercy, human

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Believers are urged to show the same qualities of mercy and compassion towards one another as God demonstrates to them. A lack of mercy is regarded as characteristic of godless people.

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The need for human mercy

Proverbs 18:23 NIV
The poor plead for mercy, but the rich answer harshly.
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Believers should be merciful

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Lack of mercy characterises the godless

Isaiah 13:18 NIV
Their bows will strike down the young men; they will have no mercy on infants, nor will they look with compassion on children.
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Lack of mercy on Israel’s part was sometimes obedience to God

Concerning the peoples they were to displace in the promised land.
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Mercy as a greeting and a blessing

As a greeting

1 Timothy 1:2 NIV
To Timothy my true son in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
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As a blessing

Galatians 6:16 NIV
Peace and mercy to all who follow this rule—to the Israel of God.
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