Mercy of God.

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Mercy of God

6 [The Mercy of God]

‘God's Mercy and Kindly Thought’: The Meaning of Old English myne, Spelt mine in the will of Wulfwaru

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners, or The Brief Relation of the Exceeding Mercy of God in Christ to his Poor Servant John Bunyan (1666)

39 By the King. A Proclamation for a general and public Thanksgiving to Almighty God, for his great mercy in staying his hand, and assuaging the late fearful Visitation of the Plague. [Whitehall 22 January 1626]

Of the Shipwreck and Marvelous event that befell a reverend canon of the holy cathedral of this our city of Santo Domingo on the island of Hispaniola and to others who experienced this crisis, from which they escaped by God's mercy in the manner that will be related here.

In Which is related the marvelous case of a Portuguese ship that with thirty seamen left the port of this city of Santo Domingo to return to Portugal and, caught in a storm, was blown to the island of Bermuda, Where the ship was wrecked and the people escaped by God's mercy.

Of a Portuguese youth who, while traveling on a ship under full sail in fine weather, dove into the water wearing a balaclava to swim to another ship of the fleet; and how, by god's mercy, he was picked up by a ship following a quarter of a league behind.

The Works of Thomas Traherne. Volume I: Inducements to Retirednes. A Sober View of Dr Twisses his Considerations. Seeds of Eternity or the Nature of the Soul. The Kingdom of God. Volume II: Commentaries of Heaven, Part 1: Abhorrence to Alone. Volume III: Commentaries of Heaven, Part 2: Al-Sufficient to Bastard. Volume IV: Church’s Year Book, Meditations and Devotions from the Resurrection to All Saints’ Day. A Serious and Pathetical Contemplation of the Mercies of God, in Several Most Devout and Sublime Thanksgivings for the same. (Meditations on the Six Days of the Creation). Edited by Jan Ross.


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The concept of a loving and merciful god is ancient, found in hymns to Egyptian, Sumerian, and Babylonian deities. In the Ugaritic texts, the high god El is formulaically described ...

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