Love, Grace, Mercy

Love, grace, mercy – Here are three words we can use to describe God. Grace and mercy are two sides of love. In mercy, God withholds from us the judgment we deserve. In grace, he pours upon us the blessings we don’t deserve. Mercy  – the God of mercy, the mercy of God  “Lord, have […]

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‘The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all’ (2 Corinthians 13:1

We have often heard these words spoken. Here, we are reading them in the Word of God. How often do we think about these words? What do they mean? These are life-changing words. Through ‘the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ’, we become ‘rich’ – ‘blessed in Christ with every spiritual blessing’ (2 Corinthians 8:9, […]

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Love Lifted Me.

“In my distress I called to the Lord, and He answered me. From deep in the realm of the dead I called for help, and You listened to my cry” (Jonah 2:2). What are we to do when the going gets tough? We’ve heard the saying, When the going gets tough, the tough get going. We wonder […]

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Keep yourselves in the love of God. He is able to keep you from falling.

Jude The wrong kind of people had come among God’s people: ‘certain men whose condemnation was written about long ago have secretly slipped in among you…godless men…’(4). Such people do not like to hear the words, ‘The Lord rebuke you’. They ‘speak abusively against’ those who speak the Word of the Lord to them (9-10). […]

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Our sins are great. The love of God is greater. Bring your sins to Jesus. Let His blood cleanse you from all sin.

Nehemiah 9:6-38   At the heart of Ezra’s prayer, there is a tremendous description of God: ‘You are a God ready to forgive, gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love’ (Nehemiah 9:17). This is ‘our God’. ‘Our sins’ are great. The love of God is even greater. We look at ‘our sins’, […]

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