Gift of Mercy

 

Illustrated by the life of John

 

Characteristics:

 

      Deeply loyal to friends

      Need for deep friendships

      Emphathize with hurting people

      Decisions based on benefits

      Deeply sensitive to loved ones

      Attract people in distress

      Desire to remove hurts

      Measure acceptance by closeness

      Attracted to gift of prophets

 

Carnal Uses:

 

      Taking up offences

      Becoming possessive

      Tolerating evil

      Failing to be firm

      Leaning on emotions vs. reason

      Defrauding opposite sex

      Reacting to God's purposes

      Failing to show deference

      Cutting off insensitive people