Category Archives: Mercy

My Soul Takes Refuge

Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy on me, for in you my soul takes refuge. I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings until the disaster has passed. Psalm 57:1 Since my diagnosis of Early-onset Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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A Cry for Mercy

Be merciful to me, O Lord, for I am in distress; my eyes grow weak with sorrow, my soul and my body with grief. My life is consumed by anguish and my years by groaning; my strength fails because of … Continue reading

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Through God’s Mercy

Therefore, since through God’s mercy we have this ministry, we do not lose heart. 2 Corinthians 4:1 In the Apostle Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians, he reveals in part how he continues forward in spite of the hardships he … Continue reading

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His Great Mercy

Remember, O Lord, your great mercy and love, for they are from of old. Remember not the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways; according to your love remember me, for you are good, O Lord. Psalm 25:6-7 When … Continue reading

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Do What Is Good

Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten thousand rivers of oil? Shall I offer my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul? He has showed you, O man, … Continue reading

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The Light of the Righteous

The light of the righteous shines brightly, but the lamp of the wicked is snuffed out. Proverbs 13:9 Last week, my wife and I went to the beach in Georgia for a few days of rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation. The … Continue reading

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Righteous Children of God

What the wicked dreads will overtake him; what the righteous desire will be granted. Proverbs 10:24 I love the words of today’s passage from Proverbs; what the righteous desire will be granted. In some ways it reminds me of what … Continue reading

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True Happiness and Peace

Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. Proverbs 3:13-14 There is certainly great benefit from godly wisdom and understanding. In today’s passage, … Continue reading

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Listen to My Cry for Mercy

O Lord, hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy; in your faithfulness and righteousness come to my relief. Psalm 143:1 In today’s passage, David pleads with the Lord to hear his cry for mercy. He asks God to … Continue reading

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Be Merciful So You Might Receive Mercy

O Lord, I say to you, “You are my God.” Hear, O Lord, my cry for mercy.” Psalm 140:6 One of my favorite quotations from President John Kennedy is, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what … Continue reading

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