Tag - Gracious

Our Gracious and Compassionate Father

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Joel 2:13 Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity. O-bservation: The Prophet Joel reminds us that if we will be quick to humble ourselves before the Lord, He will always be Gracious and Compassionate toward us in return. A-pplication: I'm sure you've heard the joke about the guy who walks into the doctors's office and says, "Doctor it hurts when I do this," while slapping his face. The doctor says, "Don't...

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Our Gracious And Merciful God

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Nehemiah 9:31 But in your great mercy you did not put an end to them or abandon them, for you are a gracious and merciful God. O-bservation: After Nehemiah had completed the building of the walls surrounding Jerusalem, they gathered all the people together for the public reading of the law. Great repentance set in. Then the Levitical leaders prayed to God in front of all the people and recounted how God had been good through the centuries but the Israelites had still rebelled. Finally they said, "In all of our turning, You, O'...

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They’re Worth Remembering

S. O. A. P Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: Psalm 111:4 He has caused his wonders to be remembered; the Lord is gracious and compassionate. O-bservation: The greatest King who ever lived, in my opinion and the opinion of many others, was Israel's great "King David." When speaking of Almighty God, David said, "He has caused His wonders to be remembered." And of all the "Wonders" David could have recalled for this short passage, David remembered that God is wondrously Gracious and Compassionate. A-pplication: David was a Powerful King so he didn't remember that God is All-Powerful, even though He is. David was wealthy so...

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