Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you;
he rises to show you compassion.
For the Lord is a God of justice.
Blessed are all who wait for him!
~Isaiah 30:18 (NIV)
As a father has compassion on his children,
so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him.
~Psalm 103:13 (NIV)
Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
~Hebrews 4:16 (NIV)
Keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.
~Jude 1:21 (NIV)
But from everlasting to everlasting
the Lord’s love is with those who fear him,
and his righteousness with their children’s children-
~Psalm 103:17 (NIV)
And the Lord said, “I will cause all my goodness to pass in front of you, and I will proclaim my name, the Lord, in your presence. I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.
~Exodus 33:19 (NIV)
A kind man benefits himself,
but a cruel man brings trouble on himself.
~Proverbs 11:17 (NIV)
"Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful."
~Luke 6:36 (NIV)
He who oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker,
but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.
~Proverbs 14:31 (NIV)
In all their distress he too was distressed,
and the angel of his presence saved them.
In his love and mercy he redeemed them;
he lifted them up and carried them
all the days of old.
~Isaiah 63:9 (NIV)
Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
For he says to Moses,
“I will have mercy on whom I have mercy,
and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.”
~Romans 9:15 (NIV)