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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

We Are Rich

Of all things to be rich in, I cannot think of anything I'd prefer the Holy God to be rich in than mercy. I know my failures, shortcomings, sins, and transgressions. Without his mercy, to pardon again, and without his grace to send Jesus to pardon at first, I would be lost and without God. Now, because of his rich mercy, my life is tied to Jesus' future and not the one I earned for myself.

Because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in our transgressions - it is by grace you have been saved.

— Ephesians 2:4-5

Dear Lord. Thank you for being God like you are God. Thank you for extending grace when we have not deserved it. Thank you for giving mercy when we most needed it. Thank you for giving life when we thought our life was doomed and hopeless. May our wealth be in mercy and grace much more than money and gold. Help us be more like you. In Jesus name, Amen.

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