Growing Mercy

The Psalmist declares that God’s unfailing, faithful love will last forever. The Passion Translation says it this way: “Here’s my chorus: “Your mercy grows through the ages. Your faithfulness is firm, rising up to the skies” (Psalm 89:2). The word here translates as “checed” which means goodness or merciful kindness. The Psalmist says that this … Continue reading Growing Mercy

Favor of God

Read Psalm 86. As we continue to mediate on Psalm 86 this month, today we look at verse 3, particularly the favor of God.  Now when we see the word “favor” in the Bible, there are numerous words used with similar meanings. The Psalmist makes this request: “Show me Your favor.” The Hebrew word “chanan” … Continue reading Favor of God

Stooping Down in Gentleness

We live in a broken world, a world filled with pain and suffering and things that are not right. From the very beginning, when God created the world, He foreknew that sin would enter the world. He knew that brokenness would be a way of life for us. He knew that nothing could be done … Continue reading Stooping Down in Gentleness