A Merciful Heart ~

CHRISTian poetry ~ by deborah ann

Lord, give me a heart merciful,
tender, ready to forgive
give me a heart of kindness
not one testy and combative.

Let it be a heart of compassion,
filled with Your loving grace
Lord, give me a heart lenient
as Yours is for the human race.

Lord, give me a heart merciful,
overflowing with Your goodness
give me a heart sympathetic
not one cold, bitter or ruthless.

Let it be a heart of empathy,
where pardon makes its home
Lord, give me a heart benevolent
like Yours is from Your throne.

Lord, give me a heart merciful,
one that’s animosity free
give me a heart forgiving
just like Yours is towards me!

~~~~~~~~

James 2:13

“For he shall have judgment
without mercy, that hath
shewed no mercy;
and mercy rejoiceth
against judgment.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka

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