Tag Archives: Mercy

All The While

God acted during our preoccupation with ourselves. God acted in grace and love toward us while we were acting without love toward him. We were estranged. And God built the bridge through Jesus. Let’s soak that in. Let’s worship him… … Continue reading

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Humble View of Others

Some of us look down our noses at others, thinking we are better and quietly growing our pride. The truth is that all of us have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Jesus says if we are … Continue reading

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Good Samaritan: Go and Do Likewise

Love God and love others. That’s Jesus’ Great Commandment. Jesus says to us, “Go and do likewise.” Go and follow the example of loving God and loving others. Sometimes our own self-righteousness gets in the way.  Learn from Jesus today … Continue reading

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Judging on the Sabbath

Jesus himself is Lord of the Sabbath, and it was made for us to have rest and reflection on the goodness of creation and our relationship with our Maker. It is good to stop. Don’t make it a reason to … Continue reading

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Steering Toward Eternity

We should bend our knee to the Almighty, yet often we judge God: we only want God’s intervention and control in situations which are not going our ways. In his wisdom, though, God selectively intervenes with both wrath and grace … Continue reading

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Blaming the Righteous and Just

In our relationships with God, we typically over-estimate our righteousness and we underestimate God’s righteousness.  Especially when we are unhappy with our situations.  Three key truths for today: things happen, we reap what we sow, and God is merciful…

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Finding Mercy in Exile

How often does the Lord need to use our circumstances or pain or other forms of discipline before we will humble ourselves before him? We find today that the path of mercy with God is a path of repentance, humility, … Continue reading

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