The mercy of Jesus Christ is for fatigued souls and weary minds. People can be awfully hard on themselves, but there’s no Biblical mandate for this. We don’t receive mercy because we’re failures. Through mercy Jesus takes the weight of life off of us. The Christian faith makes the most sense to people who recognize that they lack something-they can’t solve all their problems. There is a part of life that we will never be able to fulfill, we can’t fix ourselves, and that’s why Jesus Christ offers us mercy as the way to live.