September 14 –Have Mercy Lord Jesus


“ What shall we say then? Is there injustice on God’s part? By no means! For he says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.” So then it depends not on human will or exertion, but on God, who has mercy.” – Romans 9:14-16 (ESV)

There might be many different reasons that we find ourselves not understanding the ways of God. Today, is one of those times. Our temptation is to question the why of something that happened because we didn’t want it to or thought it shouldn’t be. As true faith believers, we know that God has not made any mistake today because He never makes mistakes. We have prayed fervently for a close friend who today was called home to be with Jesus. Now, we continue to pray for his family. His wife and daughter and father-in-law in need of God’s mercy and compassion. This family lost both grandmothers in the last year and a half. But our promise today is a good one. God promises no injustice (that’s the no mistake promise). So if in weakness we may argue God is not just, Paul the Apostle says BY NO MEANS! “May it Never Be!” The Authorized Version says, “God Forbid!” NO MISTAKES, even in the toughest circumstances. It is God who gives and who desires to give Mercy and Compassion in abundance as He wills. It is God who has unbounded supply of mercy and it is He who will give it as we need it.

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June 13 – Promise of Peace


For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be removed,” says the LORD, who has compassion on you. Isaiah 54:10 (ESV)


These words although written by the psalmist are the Words of the LORD God. We have assurance that even when it seems like everything in our world is crashing down around us like a massive earthquake, that our Father God’s love will not fail and our promise of peace remains firmly in place. When we look at the mountains and hills we usually think of them as having been there a long time in our time frame. We don’t usually think of them as something apt to change very soon. And all that is true because of the way God created them. But even they can be moved. If the earth shakes enough. We are reminded that even in that extreme circumstance, God Himself is also here and he has been here forever – long before the mountains. He cannot be shaken and His love and his promises do not change. We can depend on His love no matter what happens in and to this world. We can trust God’s love no matter what happens in our lives. He will always love us and He will always keep his covenant of peace. Thank God today for never changing.

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