Faith in Jesus brought the Canaanite woman into his presence. Her faith was pleasing to Jesus, and he blessed her through it, and included her into table fellowship with him. Faith in Jesus makes us acceptable to him and a delight.
Faith, Son Of David, Canaanite Woman, Have Mercy On Me
The focus is humility in prayer out of a realization that righteousness can not be reached by means of our own efforts. Prayers are heard & answered because of God’s mercy not because of our self-justifying merits.
Sinner, Righteous Life, Jesus And Pharisees, Pharisee And Publican, Have Mercy On Me