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Miracle of Mercy: Being an Agent of Mercy in the World

5/28/2017
Ben Helton

Sermon Notes

Acts 1:8

In a mean world, our greatest witness is showing mercy.

Luke 6:36

Principles of mercy

How can I be more merciful?

  1. Start looking and listening for people's needs.

    Philippians 2:4, Mark 10:21

  2. Don't be offended by their sins.

    Jude 1:22-23, 1 Peter 4:8, Ephesians 4:2, Matthew 9:10-13

  3. Choose my words carefully.

    Colossians 4:6

  4. Value saving people over keeping rules.

    Matthew 12:1-8, 23:23

Places to be an agent of mercy

  1. Look for people in a crisis and listen to them.

    Galatians 6:2

  2. Look for people with unmet needs and help them.

    Romans 15:2-3

  3. Look for people who are grieving and comfort them.

    2 Corinthians 1:3-4

  4. Look for people needing friends and show them hospitality.

    Romans 12:13, Matthew 25:31-46

  5. Look for people who need a second chance.

    2 Corinthians 2:7

  6. Look for people who are rude and be kind.

    1 Peter 3:9, Hebrews 6:10

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