In a mean world, our greatest witness is showing mercy.
How can I be more merciful?
Start looking and listening for people's needs.
Philippians 2:4, Mark 10:21
Don't be offended by their sins.
Jude 1:22-23, 1 Peter 4:8, Ephesians 4:2, Matthew 9:10-13
Choose my words carefully.
Value saving people over keeping rules.
Matthew 12:1-8, 23:23
Places to be an agent of mercy
Look for people in a crisis and listen to them.
Look for people with unmet needs and help them.
Look for people who are grieving and comfort them.
2 Corinthians 1:3-4
Look for people needing friends and show them hospitality.
Romans 12:13, Matthew 25:31-46
Look for people who need a second chance.
2 Corinthians 2:7
Look for people who are rude and be kind.
1 Peter 3:9, Hebrews 6:10