'And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.'
Mercy of Lord. There is no limit to the mercy of Lord. When the mercy of God meets man , there are many blessings.
Here we will meditate main 6 blessings received by the mercy of God.
1. Sins are forgiven: Luke 18:13
'And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.'
2. Obtain divine healing: Mark 10:47
'And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and say, Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on me.'
3. Comforted: Luke 7:13
'And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep not.'
4. Protection: Psalm 57:1
'Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.'
5. Prayer will be answered: Psalm 4:1
'Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.'
6. Gather thee: Isaiah 54:7
'For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee.'
For receiving the mercy of God, we have to do the following things:
1. Confess our sins: Prov 28:13
'He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.'
2. Fear the Lord: Luke 1:50
'And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation.'