HIS MERCY, GRACE AND LOVE TOWARD US!
The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. He will not always chide, nor will he keep his anger forever. He does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities. For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far does he remove our transgressions from us. —Psalm 103:8-12
Let us rejoice in our Lord God Almighty. He does not give us what we deserve—judgment and hell— instead He is gracious toward us and gives us what we do not deserve— forgiveness, salvation from sin and eternal life. His love toward us is steadfast. This is truly amazing!
Fortunately for us He does not deal with us according to our sin. Otherwise we would be doomed forever. Think about how great His love is for us— “as high as the heavens are above the earth.” That is great love! Yes, we are very fortunate!
Not only does He love us but He has also removed our sins from us as far as the east is from the west. I am so grateful that He did not say as far as the north is from the south— that would only be 12,000 miles. Travel north until you start going south… they meet. Travel east and you will never start going west… never! That is as far as He has cast our sins away. They are gone forever. Hallelujah! Rejoice all you who have called on the Name of the Lord Jesus! If you have yet to call on His Name then consider this— https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYZw0dfLmLk&t=21s
Dear Father I thank You for Your great kindness toward us. We were rebellious and You were patient with us. I am so grateful and now may I live out that gratitude to be and do what You desire. May this be so in the power of Your Holy Spirit and in the authority of Your Son Jesus! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2JhYMaFlq4