Tag: Mercy

Advice is often very cheap

Psalms 1:1  Blessed is the one who obeys the law of the Lord. He doesn’t follow the advice of evil people. Have you ever noticed how many people are ready to tell you what is good for you and how you should live? Often we end up making a […]

Verse For Today

All praise to the God and Father of our Master, Jesus the Messiah! Father of all mercy! God of all healing counsel! He comes alongside us when we go through hard times, and before you know it, he brings us alongside someone else who is going through hard […]

The Word For Recovery

I’m so grateful to Christ Jesus for making me adequate to do this work. He went out on a limb, you know, in trusting me with this ministry. The only credentials I brought to it were invective and witch hunts and arrogance. But I was treated mercifully because […]

#2040 No One Ends Up in Recovery by Mistake.

Jesus said, “Healthy people don’t need a doctor—sick people do.” Then He added, “Now go and learn the meaning of this Scripture: ‘I want you to show mercy, not offer sacrifices.’ For I have come to call not those who think they are righteous, but those who know […]

Be Patient

Colossians 3:12 You are God’s chosen people. You are holy and dearly loved. So put on tender mercy and kindness as if they were your clothes. Don’t be proud. Be gentle and patient. God chose me! Because He loves me dearly, God chose me. What He asks me […]

Everybody Needs Recovery

Reach out and welcome one another to God’s glory. Jesus did it; now you do it! Jesus, staying true to God’s purposes, reached out in a special way to the Jewish insiders so that the old ancestral promises would come true for them. As a result, the non-Jewish […]

Just Be Yourself

Luke 18:10-14 “Two men went up to the Temple to pray, one a Pharisee, the other a tax man. The Pharisee posed and prayed like this: ‘Oh, God, I thank you that I am not like other people–robbers, crooks, adulterers, or, heaven forbid, like this tax man. I […]

Never Forget Where You Came from

At one time we too acted like fools. We didn’t obey God. We were tricked. We were controlled by all kinds of longings and pleasures. We were full of evil. We wanted what belongs to others. People hated us, and we hated one another. But the kindness and […]

Don’t Be Ashamed

My cup is full and spilling over. God’s goodness and mercy will be with me all my life, and I will live in the Lord’s house a long, long time. I am hoping for something I don’t have yet, and am waiting for it patiently. God’s Spirit is […]