Sunday, April 26, 2009

Being Merciful II

"Mercy is love in action."

--Reuben Ellis

4 comments:

dave wheeler said...

Judith,

That is some serious words to live by that would make the world a better place for all!

Action is the operative word, translates the words into results!

Great stuff Ma'am...as always!

judith ellis said...

Yes, indeed, Dave! Reuben actually said these words in service this morning and they struck me so profoundly. You may be glad to also hear that he sang Stevie Wonder's "Love's in Need of Love Today" in service today too. He's not only a great preacher, teacher, and motivational speaker, nationally and internationally, but he's a fine singer.

Brosreview said...

I readily agree with Dave. Heavy words there!!!

judith ellis said...

What I found particularly profound about the statement is that it directs mercy; mercy is attached to something--action! This is love. I often say love isn't love until you give it away.