Sermon Quotes: "Mercy from First to Last"
“They were still booked for the Promised Land, but God had cancelled his reservations.” Phil Ryken
“True prayer does not seek-rather refuses-glory for self…True prayer is concerned for the Lord’s good name.” Alec Motyer
“The request to see God’s glory should be understood in this context as a desire to have God confirm his astonishing willingness to show his favor to a stiff-necked, idolatrous people…What was clearly at the heart of Moses request was a longing to know the glory of God’s character from which flowed this mercy that he had just been promised.” John Piper
“The Lord is merciful and gracious…He does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities.” Ps. 103:8;10
“Think of how he has borne with you, and still bears with you, when so much of your life is unworthy of him and you have so richly deserved his rejection…We know that the true story of our life, when known, will prove to be, as the hymn says, ‘Mercy from first to last.’” J.I. Packer