God Is Merciful
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
Another great way to share your faith with your friends is by showing mercy. Most people are tuned in to a god who is all-powerful. The good news is that Jesus exists; he is alive; and he has forgiven you of all your sins, past, present, and future, no matter what you’ve done! He is merciful and does not want to punish you.
God sent his Son, Jesus Christ, to take your punishment, the debt you owed to God for your sins. God knew that the only perfect sacrifice for our sins was his one and only Son, who was sinless and who would bear our sins in his own body. God knew we would sin and that we couldn’t save ourselves; that’s why the reason he pro- vided a substitute for us.
“This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins” (1 John 4 ...
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