AN APPEAL FOR MERCY AND GRACE

AN EXPOSITION OF NUMBERS 14:5-20 Introduction Having delivered the Hebrew people from 400 years of bondage in Egypt, the Lord brought His people to a place near the Land of Promise called Kadesh-Barnea. While the main body of people camped and rested, twelve spies were sent into Canaan on a reconnaissance mission. When the spies … Continue reading AN APPEAL FOR MERCY AND GRACE

The Justice and Mercy of God

During the First Great Awakening in American revival history, there was an emphasis on the sinfulness of the human heart. During the 1730’s and 1740’s, ministers of the gospel faithfully proclaimed the need for repentance from religious dead works. One of the most famous sermons of this period was preached by Jonathan Edwards, “Sinners in … Continue reading The Justice and Mercy of God

Blessed are the Merciful

“Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy” (Matt. 5:7). There is a great word in the Bible. It is the word eleos, or mercy. Mercy has been defined as the outward manifestation of pity; it assumes the need on the part of the person who receives it, and resources adequate to meet the … Continue reading Blessed are the Merciful