I. Mercy Relieves: Mercy is the relief of suffering or sin.
A. Compassion or pity for suffering.
B. Forgiveness or pardon for sin.
II. Mercy Reveals: Mercy reveals the true nature of the Christian.
A. I have received, therefore I am.
B. I am, therefore I do.
C. I do, therefore I receive.
III. Mercy Responds: Mercy is our response to the sin and suffering around us.
IV. Mercy Receives: Mercy begets mercy.