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