Updated: Jul 18
7/18/22 The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, In those that hope in his mercy. (Psalm 147:11 KJV) Faith is the substance of things hoped for. I heard it said last night, it is what our hope is made of. What we meditate on today is, God's pleasure in those that FEAR him and HOPE in His mercy. This fear is not one of dread but of obedience, submission and reverence. This hope is not some wishful act. Rather, it is an act of trust. We trust Him in present through faith. We trust Him in the future through hope! The Lord had promised mercy. Hope in that! I love you
7/15/22 Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful. (Luke 6:36 KJV) How merciful are we!? God displayed mercy and demonstrated His love in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died in our place. But what are the chances you'd ever be crucified on a cross? Slim. But every pain He suffered will be felt in the pits of hell. God showed mercy in that we should not perish. We don't have to feel the physical, mental or emotional pain. Jesus took that for you. Shouldn't we show mercy as well? Yes! This is not a suggestion. I love you.