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Meditating on Mercy

Corporal Works of Mercy
  • Feed the hungry: John 6
  • Give drink to the thirsty: John 4 and John 19:28 or John 19:34
  • Clothe the naked: Matthew 6:25-34
  • Visit the imprisoned: Matthew 9:9-13
  • Shelter the homeless: Matthew 7:24-27
  • Visit the sick: John 11
  • Bury the dead: Romans 6:3-11
Spiritual Works of Mercy
  • Admonish the sinner: John 8:1-11
  • Instruct the ignorant: Matthew 5, 6, 7
  • Counsel the doubtful: Job 38-42
  • Comfort the sorrowful: John 11: 21-35
  • Bear wrongs patiently: Crucifixion
  • Forgive all injuries: Luke 23:39-43
  • Pray for the living and the dead: Christ on the Cross