Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Is This Not Incredible?

Love This:

God is amazing. He really is. He's this incredibly powerful, righteous, holy God, and yet he listens to our prayers! He's deserving of the utmost honor and ALL of our service, and yet He comes to our rescue. (amazing!)

He is so loving,  so good and forgiving, so great and marvelous, so gracious and compassionate that we can say:

 1 Hear me, LORD, and answer me,
   for I am poor and needy
2 Guard my life, for I am faithful to you;
   save your servant who trusts in you.
You are my God
3 have mercy on me, Lord,
   for I call to you all day long. 
4 Bring joy to your servant, Lord,
   for I put my trust in you
 5 You, Lord, are forgiving and good,
   abounding in love to all who call to you.
6 Hear my prayer, LORD;
   listen to my cry for mercy. 
7 When I am in distress, I call to you,
   because you answer me.
 8 Among the gods there is none like you, Lord;
   no deeds can compare with yours. 
9 All the nations you have made
   will come and worship before you, Lord;
   they will bring glory to your name. 
10 For you are great and do marvelous deeds;
   you alone are God.
 11 Teach me your way, LORD,
   that I may rely on your faithfulness

give me an undivided heart,
   that I may fear your name. 
12 I will praise you, Lord my God, with all my heart;
   I will glorify your name forever. 
13 For great is your love toward me;
   you have delivered me from the depths,
   from the realm of the dead.
 14 Arrogant foes are attacking me, O God;
   ruthless people are trying to kill me—
   they have no regard for you. 
15 But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God,
   slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.
16 Turn to me and have mercy on me;
   show your strength in behalf of your servant;
save me, because I serve you
   just as my mother did. 
17 Give me a sign of your goodness,
   that my enemies may see it and be put to shame,
   for you, LORD, have helped me and comforted me

GO BACK TO VERSE SEVEN and read the green italics. 

He is not some far off God. He is very near and very active in our lives. 
Is this not incredible?

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