Friday, August 22, 2008

Misery Turned to Hope


This morning during my devotional time I FINISHED reading through the New Living Translation Bible.  I did not read it straight through but kind of skipped around depending on what bible studies and Sunday School lessons I was on. 

The last book I read was Micah which I did not find too exciting until the last chapter which I thought was awesome.  It speaks to me of God's unfailing love, compassion and forgiveness.  Here are the last three verses.

Micah 7

18 Where is another God like you,
      who pardons the guilt of the remnant,
      overlooking the sins of his special people?
   You will not stay angry with your people forever,
      because you delight in showing unfailing love.
19 Once again you will have compassion on us.
      You will trample our sins under your feet
      and throw them into the depths of the ocean!
20 You will show us your faithfulness and unfailing love
      as you promised to our ancestors Abraham and Jacob long ago.

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