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The mercies of God make a sinner proud, but a saint humble.

    Author: Thomas Watson
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

Did any of you, parents, ever hear your child wake from sleep with some panic fear and shriek the mother's name through the darkness? Was not that a more powerful appeal than all words? And, depend upon it, that the soul which cries aloud on God, "the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ," though it have "no language but a cry," will never call in vain.

    Author: Alexander MacLaren

The tears of Christ are the pity of God. The gentleness of Jesus is the long-suffering of God. The tenderness of Jesus is the love of God. "He that hath seen Me hath seen the Father.

    Author: Alexander MacLaren

Embrace in one act the two truths--thine own sin, and God's infinite mercy in Jesus Christ.

    Author: Alexander MacLaren

Let us remember the loving-kindness of the Lord and rehearse His deeds of grace. Let us open the volume of recollection, which is so richly illuminated with memories of His mercy, and we will soon be happy.

    Author: Alistair Begg

At best we are but clay, animated dust; but viewed as sinners, we are monsters indeed. Let it be published in heaven as a miracle that the Lord Jesus should set His heart's love upon people like us.

    Author: Alistair Begg

Though Christians be not kept altogether from falling, yet they are kept from falling altogether.

    Author: William Secker
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

Until we taste the bitterness of our own misery we will never relish the sweetness of God's mercy. Until we see how foul our sins have made us we will never pay our tribute of praise to Christ for washing us... If you would know the heart of your sin then you must know the sins of your heart!

    Author: William Secker
    Source: The Consistent Christian, 1660.

Mercy is forbearance to inflict harm under circumstances of provocation, when one has the power to inflict it; compassionate treatment of an offender or adversary; clemency.

    Author: Daniel Webster

No sin is so great but the satisfaction of Christ and His mercies are greater; it is beyond comparison. Fathers and mothers in tenderest affections are but beams and trains to lead us upwards to the infinite mercy of God in Christ.

    Author: Richard Sibbes

Your Lord is a God of mercy and bountifulness: be a source of mercy and bountifulness to your neighbours. If you will be such, you will find salvation yourself with everlasting glory.

    Author: John of Kronstadt

Our mind cannot find a comparison too large for expressing the superabundant mercy of the Lord toward his people.

    Author: David Dickson

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