Friday, August 3, 2012

His mercy is on them that fear him

Daily Light Devotions - August 3 - Morning

His mercy is on them that fear him.

And his mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation. 1 

Oh, how abundant is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you and worked for those who take refuge in you, in the sight of the children of mankind! In the cover of your presence you hide them from the plots of men; you store them in your shelter from the strife of tongues. 2 

And if you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one's deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile, 3 

The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. He fulfills the desire of those who fear him; he also hears their cry and saves them. 4 

because your heart was penitent, and you humbled yourself before the LORD, when you heard how I spoke against this place and against its inhabitants, that they should become a desolation and a curse, and you have torn your clothes and wept before me, I also have heard you, declares the LORD. 5 

All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came to be, declares the LORD. But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word. 6 

The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. 7 

1. Luke 1:50; 
2. Psa 31:19,20; 
3. 1 Pet 1:17; 
4. Psa 145:18,19; 
5. 2 Kings 22:19; 
6. Isa 66:2; 
7. Psa 34:18

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