What Does The Bible Say About Grace The Gift Of God’s Mercy?
Quotes are from the RSV Catholic Edition or the Douay-Rheims
Exodus 33:19 – He answered: I will shew thee all good, and I will proclaim in the name of the Lord before thee: and I will have mercy on whom I will, and I will be merciful to whom it shall please me.
Isaiah 61:10 – I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, and my soul shall be joyful in my God: for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation: and with the robe of justice he hath covered me, as a bridegroom decked with a crown, and as a bride adorned with her jewels.
Zachariah 12:10 – And I will pour out upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace, and of prayers:
John 3:8 – The wind blows where it wills, and you hear the sound of it, but you do not know whence it comes or whither it goes; so it is with every one who is born of the Spirit.”
Romans 9:15-16 – For he says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.” So it depends not upon man’s will or exertion, but upon God’s mercy.
Ephesians 2:8 – For by grace you have been saved through faith; and this is not your own doing, it is the gift of God—
Ephesians 4:7 – But grace was given to each of us according to the measure of Christ’s gift.