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The Scripture is useful for showing people what is wrong in their lives

Romans 5:8 “God demonstrates his own love for us in this:  While we were still sinners, Christ died …

Titus 3:3-5   “he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done.  But because of his mercy.”

Psalms 65:3 “When we were overwhelmed by sins,   you forgave our transgressions.”

Psalms 103:10  “He has not punished us as our sins should be punished;  he has not repaid us for the evil we have done.”


1 John 2:9-11  “Anyone who says, “I am in the light,” but hates a brother or sister, is still in darkness.

Mark 12:28-31        Greatest commandments:     Love God,      Love your neighbor  “There are no commands more important than these”

1 John 4:12-5:5     20 “If people say, “I love God,” but hate their brothers or sisters, they are liars.   5:3   “Loving God means obeying his commands.


 Luke 8:18 (nlt) “So pay attention to how you hear.  To those who listen to my  teaching, more understanding will be given.  But for those who are not listening, even what they think they understand will be taken away from them.”

Matt 6:12, 14-15  “forgive us for our sins…  14  “if you forgive others…  15  “if you do not forgive……

Mark 11: 25-26    “if you hold anything against anyone…..

Luke 6:37-38   “Do not judge….    Matt 7:1-2    “For the measure you use,  it will be measured to you.”     (Mark 4:24b   “….and even more.”)

Luke 17:1-4, 7-10  “ So watch yourselves..”    10  “…should say   “we are unworthy servants; we have  only done our duty.”

Matt 18:21  Peter ask a question;    22-35  Jesus answered….    “The kingdom of heaven is like…..verse 27   “the master …canceled the debt”   33   “ Shouldn’t you have had mercy on your fellow servant  just as I had on you?” verse 35  “This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive your brother from your heart.”

Matt 9:13    Jesus’ words  “Go learn what this means:    “ I desire mercy,   not sacrifice”