Day 27

MERCY

But because of his great love for us, God,

who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ

even when we were dead in transgressions.

Ephesians 2:4-5

FROM THE FATHER'S HEART
My child, I know your lifeless condition apart from Me. I've seen you at your worst. Yet My heart yearns for your fellowship. That's why I showed My mercy even when you didn't deserve it. I pardoned your eternal prison sentence when you lived on death row. I love you infinitely more than you are capable of loving Me.

A GRATEFUL RESPONSE
Like the woman at the well or the beggar by the road, I am overwhelmed by Your mercy and goodness. For giving Your love freely, for pardoning completely my selfish nature, for accepting me unconditionally long before I knew You—I thank You, Lord.

SIMPLE TRUTH

We sometimes settle for drops of mercy when God wants to give us showers of blessing.

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