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Mercy

Definition

  • God not damning us, although we deserve damnation
    • Psalms 51:1-2— Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. 2 Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin!

Grace

Definition

  • God blessing us, although we don’t deserve it
    • Ephesians 2:5— even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—