Grace and Mercy
Mercy for the Sons of God
After being reminded of this the Lord said to me, “Mercy in the lives of the sons of God is the right to continue in Christ.” This mercy is for those who have not sinned against God or man in their walk of faith. It is the willingness of God for them to continue in Christ without presumption.
1 Timothy 1:1-2
1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope; 2 Unto Timothy, my own son in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord. “Why would Paul pray for mercy over Timothy’s life?” Don’t get me wrong. I am well aware that we see and experience mercy every day by the grace of God. However, my thoughts were along another vain. “Why would a holy son of God need mercy?