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Relax. Let Go. Be Still and know that I am God. (John G. Elliot)
I have found myself in the place of self pity once again.
I was a mess.
You see I had forgotten once again, that God’s mercy is great enough. Big enough.
The never ending mercy in Christ Jesus.
I’ve been reading You Are Loved with the Good Morning Girls study this summer. This week’s chapter was exactly what I needed.
I needed to be encouraged to refute Satan’s lies. After all He is the FATHER of lies and he will stop at nothing to bring me down. He will stop at nothing to bring God’s chosen people down.
Lamentations 3: 23 esv
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;[a]
his mercies never come to an end;
23 they are new every morning;
great is your faithfulness.
Do you know what that ultimate mercy is?
One definition of mercy includes “a situation that provides relief or prevents something unpleasant from happening.”
The ultimate unpleasantness is eternal damnation.
The ultimate mercy is Christ taking my sin (and yours) upon himself and carrying them to the cross so I (and you) can have eternal life.
Earlier this week I wrote out an index card. I took a picture of it to post here this morning.
This is my reminder to release myself; to run to him and rest in his mercy.