January 21st Sermon Discussion Questions

  1. How would you define the spirit of mercy?
  2. There is a strictly humanitarian spirit of mercy, and there is a godly spirit of mercy. What is the important difference?
  3. The display of mercy can run out of bounds and actually do more damage than good, becoming a vice instead of a virtue. Explain. How do we prevent it?
  4. How can we test in a practical sense our growth in compassion, and how can we nourish our spirit of mercy?