• Blessed Are the Merciful Article by Gary Steward

    FROM TABLETALK | June 2017

    Mercy is the generosity, tenderness of heart, and kindness of soul that is moved to alleviate the sufferings of others. It is one of the characteristics that mark the children of God, for God Himself is “rich in mercy” (Eph. 2:4). The Scriptures are full of descriptions of the mercy of God, whose “mercies never come to an end” (Lam. 3:22). He revealed Himself to Moses as “the Lord, a God merciful and gracious” (Ex. 34:6). God’s grace is a kindness shown to those who are guilty and deserve punishment, and mercy is a kindness shown to such in their … View Resource