The Covering | Psalm 85:1-7
Today's Passage: Psalm 85:1-7
Key Verses: Psalm 85:1-2
You, LORD, showed favor to your land; you restored the fortunes of Jacob. You forgave the iniquity of your people and covered all their sins.
Forgiveness. What a powerful word! It erases our past from the shame of sin. It releases us to a future of serving God with our whole being. God is a God who forgives. He covers all our sins.
Forgiveness. What a beautiful word! God throws our sin into the depths of the sea. He hides it behind his back. He treads it under his foot. He remembers our sin no more. God is a God who forgives. He covers all our sins.
Forgiveness. What a cleansing word! I never have to conceal my sin. God sees it all. I can bring my sin to God no matter how fresh, ugly and repulsive it is. God is a God who forgives. He covers all my sin.
Forgiveness. What a costly word! Pardon has been made possible through Jesus. He bore my sin in his body on the cross. His agony provided my forgiveness. He died so that I could live. God is a God who forgives. He covers all my sin.
Heavenly Father, thank you for being a God who forgives. Thank you for covering all my sin. Thank you for the great forgiveness provided by the work of Jesus. In his name I pray. Amen.