“Shew us thy mercy, O LORD, and grant us thy salvation.” (Psalm 85:7).

Salvation or Righteousness is usually preceeded by Mercy. No man is redeemed and saved without the operation of God’s mercy.
Without the mercy of the Lord, salvation is impossible for man. It is by God’s mercy that salvation has come to man. So, it is not in the works of man nor is it not in the determination and not in being well positioned, salvation is all a product of God’s mercy.
There is no boost with any man about his salvation or righteous living because we are all a product of mercy. The difference between you and that sinner is the mercy of the Lord that has found you and has made you worthy to be a partaker of His divine nature. So, rather than rain condemnation on that sinner man, justifying yourself, pray for the mercy of God to catch up with him.
May God wrap us all in His mercy and cause His truth to find access into our inner man, that we may begin to walk in righteousness that can produce eternal peace and Joy in the Holy Ghost. Have a blessed day. Amen.
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