We don’t deserve mercy?!

No, we don’t.

God is sovereign in the exercise of His mercy. Necessarily so, for mercy is directed by the will of Him that shows mercy. Mercy is not a right to which man is entitled. Mercy is that adorable attribute of God by which He pities and relieves the wretched. But under the righteous government of God no one is wretched who does not deserve to be so. The objects of mercy, then, are those who are miserable, and all misery is the result of sin, hence the miserable are deserving of punishment not mercy. To speak of deserving mercy is a contradiction of terms.
A. W. Pink

We don’t deserve it. At all. Yet by God’s grace we have it in Jesus.

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