“Blessed are the merciful,”
Mercy is concern for people in need.
It is ministry to the miserable.
It is Offering help for those who hurt
It is giving a hand to those who suffer under the distressing blows of adversity and hardship.
To extend mercy to the miserable.
We identify with the sorrowing—
We “get inside their skin.” sympathizing
Rather than watching from a distance Instead of keeping the needy safely at arm’s length,
We get in touch, We get involved, We offer assistance We seek to alleviate the pain.