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I am thankful for God's compassion – Psalm 103:8-11

11-11-11

Psalm 103

8 The Lord is tender and kind. He is gracious. He is slow to get angry. He is full of love.
9 He won't keep bringing charges against us. He won't stay angry with us forever.
10 He doesn't punish us for our sins as much as we should be punished. He doesn't pay us back in keeping with the evil things we've done.
11 His love for those who have respect for him is as high as the heavens are above the earth.

Many people who have book or religious knowledge of God tend to fear him. They may blame God for unanswered prayers. They may feel unworthy to go to him because they aren’t walking on the straight path. Some folks just don’t even know if they believe in God, but they hear that small, still voice in their hearts. That small, still voice tends to stay with us until we finally make that connection to God.

I want to assure you that God is a compassionate and loving father. There’s nothing that you have done (or failed to do) that he will not forgive. But the key is that you first must know him, so he can set you free. Don’t let your guilt, hang-ups or what other people might think of you from knowing God’s great love and compassion for you.

 No one cares about your life more than God. Seek his compassion and heart.



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