Join us for Worship: Sundays at 10 a.m. & Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

& on WSFJ CHANNEL 51 Saturdays at 3:30 p.m.

Join us for Worship at World Harvest Church Columbus Sundays at 10 a.m. & Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Friday, May 25, 2018

The Gift of Mercy

We have diverse gifts according to the grace that is given to us… he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.
– Romans 12:6, 8

When someone is anointed by the Holy Spirit with the gift of mercy, they are filled with the compassion and grace of Christ to help those who are afflicted and in need of help. Not only is their heart filled with compassion for those in need, but when they have the opportunity to minister to someone in need, they do it with a spirit of joy and cheerfulness that lifts the needy person out of the pit of despair.

The gift of mercy is manifested by the Holy Spirit to bring light into darkness. For You will cause my lamp to shine; the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness (Proverbs 18:28).

This gift is not just pity where you feel sorry for someone in need. This gift empowers the recipient of the gift to spring into action at a moment’s notice and make a difference in someone’s life. They are able to put themselves in the shoes of the person in need and treat them as they would want to be treated. Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. (Luke 6:31).

Holy Spirit, let mercy flow through me like a river today.

Further Reading

  • 2 Samuel 7:1-8:18
  • John 14:15-31
  • Psalm 119:33-48
  • Proverbs 15:33

Daily Devotionals & Prayer Directive Emails for our Church Family

Receive these powerful devotionals and Pastor Parsley's daily prayer directives right in your inbox.

→ Sign Up Now