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Grace and Mercy of Jesus Christ

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The qualities of Jesus Christ by which he is compassionate, accepting and generous. In his ministry, Christ demonstrates these qualities towards those whom he encounters. Believers should model themselves upon Jesus Christ in this respect.

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The grace and mercy of God made known in Jesus Christ

John 1:14 NIV
The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
See also ; ; ; Jesus Christ shows the grace of God in his life.

Grace and mercy in the ministry of Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ responds to pleas for mercy

Matthew 9:27–30 NIV
As Jesus went on from there, two blind men followed him, calling out, “Have mercy on us, Son of David!” When he had gone indoors, the blind men came to him, and he asked them, “Do you believe that I am able to do this?” “Yes, Lord,” they replied. Then he touched their eyes and said, “According to your faith let it be done to you”; and their sight was restored. Jesus warned them sternly, “See that no one knows about this.”
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His teaching reflects his grace and mercy

Luke 6:35–36 NIV
But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.
See also ; ; ; the parable of the unmerciful servant; the parable of the good Samaritan;

Grace and mercy in relation to salvation

The grace of Jesus Christ

Acts 15:11 NIV
No! We believe it is through the grace of our Lord Jesus that we are saved, just as they are.”
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The mercy of Jesus Christ

Luke 23:34 NIV
Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.
See also ; ; ; ; ; Paul speaks about his persecution of the Christians prior to his conversion experience.

Eternal life is a gift of grace and mercy

Romans 5:21 NIV
so that, just as sin reigned in death, so also grace might reign through righteousness to bring eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
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The grace and mercy of Jesus Christ and the Christian life

The need to rely upon the grace of Jesus Christ

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Prayers for the grace of Jesus Christ

Romans 1:7 NIV
To all in Rome who are loved by God and called to be his holy people: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
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