Context: After spending the night in prayer on a mountain, Jesus elects His disciples and then teaches a great crowd His sermon on the plain. Half-way through the sermon, He focuses on loving your enemies. Jesus concludes this section with the following words.
Luke 6:36 – “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.”
Observation: The mercy that we show others should be equal to the mercy that God has shown us.
Application: I will look for opportunities today to show supernatural mercy – not giving people what they deserve.
Is there someone in your life that you need to be merciful to, just as your Father has been merciful to you?
This scripture can apply to the Gods Plan to Save the World series You, Sam Silva, and Jeff preached on yesterday. It is easy for me to judge others like the Pharissees instead of showing grace and mercy.
Yes! I often see the hypocrisy in my life when I live judging others and saying that I am a believer in a gracious God.
In today’s reading Jesus said “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy” (Luke 12:1). I almost journaled on that verse today. SUPER CONVICTING.