Psalm 145, Matthew 18:21 – 35
Matthew 5:7 (NKJV)
7Blessed are the merciful, For they shall obtain mercy.
I Becoming merciful
Matthew 5:3–6 (NKJV)
3“Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
4Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted.
5Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth.
6Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled.
II Compelled to show mercy
Ephesians 1:6–7 (NKJV)
6to the praise of the glory of His grace, by which He made us accepted in the Beloved.
7In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace
III The cycle of mercy