When You are Quilty of Everything and You Know It

Reading with the Pastor Mark 16  and  Psalm 51 Psalm 51 is one of the clearest and best examples of a “penitential psalm” in all of literature.  David cries out to God in repentance asking for forgiveness for his grievous sins of lust, arrogance, pride, adultery, conspiracy to commit murder, and murder. He knows he has … More When You are Quilty of Everything and You Know It

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Lovingkindness — What keeps us going through the pain

Reading with the Pastor Matthew 26  and  Psalm 31 Why do we rejoice? The psalmist tells us, His “lovingkindness.” The Hebrew chesed tells us that God’s covenant love for his people is a love that has the texture of kindness. He knows our affliction. He knows the troubles of our souls. He knows the heartache of our … More Lovingkindness — What keeps us going through the pain

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The Overwhelming Steadfast Love of the Loving God

Sunday Musings    loving-kindness, a characteristic of God in the ot. The Hebrew word khesed, which is rendered by the KJV as ‘loving-kindness’ (30 times), as ‘kindness’ (38 times), and as ‘mercy’ (145 times), is translated in the RSV chiefly as ‘steadfast love’ (182 times) and ‘kindness’ (21 times), but occasionally as ‘great kindness’ (Gen. 19:19) or … More The Overwhelming Steadfast Love of the Loving God

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