I’ve been praying this prayer a lot this new year. If you have never practiced the Mercy Prayer, I invite you to do so.
I have touched on this prayer before in a post about putting on Christ but felt it deserved some attention of it’s own (I would recommend checking out the series that link will take you to if you are struggling with self-gratification). The Mercy Prayer is a prayer I learned while at Pure Life, developed and taught by Rex Andrews. This prayer, I believe, was one of the biggest contributing factors to the freedom I have experienced. Why? Because it helps to transform one’s mind from one of being consumed with self to one that is consumed with the thoughts of God – and God’s thoughts towards others are driven by mercy (see Hosea 6:6 and Matt. 9:13). God’s will for you and I is mercy.
What is mercy? Rex Andrews defines it as the following:
MERCY is God’s supply system for every need everywhere. Mercy is that…
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