"Mercy runs to forgive the Prodigal Son.
Grace throws an extravagant party.
Mercy bandages the wounds of the man beaten by robbers.
Grace covers the cost of his full recovery.
MERCY HEARS THE CRY OF THE THIEF ON THE CROSS.
GRACE PROMISES PARADISE THAT VERY DAY.
Mercy pays the penalty for our sin on the cross.
Grace substitutes God’s righteousness in Christ for our wickedness.
Mercy converts Paul on the road to Damascus.
Grace calls him to be an apostle.
Mercy saves John Newton from a life of rebellion and sin.
Grace makes him a pastor and the author of a timeless hymn.
Mercy closes the door to hell.
Grace opens the door to heaven."
Definition of grace:
"finding its only motive in the bounty and freeheartedness of the Giver"
absolute freedom of the kindness granted by God to man.