The Glory of Mercy

Through heaven and earth so shall My glory excel,
But mercy first and last shall brightest shine.

–Milton, Paradise Lost

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“He exalts himself to show mercy to you.”

–Isaiah 30:18

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“For I tell you that Christ became a servant to the circumcised to show God’s truthfulness, in order to confirm the promises given to the patriarchs, and in order that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy.”

–Romans 15:8-9

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