Psalm 103:11-12 For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him. As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.
Incredible Mercy describes God’s love for those who trust in Him. God’s grace is Him giving to us what we do not deserve. God’s mercy is Him seeing our sinfulness, and not giving to us what we actually do deserve. I’ve heard people say, I don’t understand why God allowed this or that to happen to me, I don’t deserve it. I understand in the situation what they’re saying, however, I also know that if God gave us what we really deserved, no one could withstand it.
I love how the Psalmist in today’s passage paints a picture of how awesome the mercy of God is. First, in Psalm 103:11 he says; “For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him.” How far is heaven above us? No one really knows. We’ve gone into space, and built giant telescopes that search deep into outer space and not found heaven. That’s how great his mercy is. Then the Author gives us a picture we can grasp. Psalm 103:12 says; “As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us.” He could have said north and south, but they meet at some point. If you head North on earth, when you reach a certain point, you start going south. However, if you head east, you will never reach a point when you begin to go west. If you go west, you will never go east. The two never meet. That is how far God has removed our sin from us. They never meet up again. Incredible.
When God does something, it’s incredible. He could have pardoned your sin, but kept a list in the books. However, God has forgiven our sin and blotted them out with the blood of His Son, Jesus Christ. Such incredible mercy from a loving God.
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Today we suggest you read and study whatever the Lord has laid on your Pastors heart. Whatever scripture he uses for today’s messages were given to him by God for your specific needs
|August 26, 2019||Psa. 106-108||1 Cor. 2|
|August 27, 2019||Psa. 109-113||1 Cor. 3|
|August 28, 2019||Psa. 114-118||1 Cor. 4|
|August 29, 2019||Psa. 119:1-88||1 Cor. 5|
|August 30, 2019||Psa. 119:89-176||1 Cor. 6|
|August 31, 2019||Psa. 120-129||1 Cor. 7|
|September 1, 2019||No Passages Assigned|
Ephesians 3:20-21 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.
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