The Promise of Mercy

If you’re like most people, you want to be treated kindly, mercifully. We say, “Gimme a break,” or “Try a little tenderness,” and we mean it! Too often, we forget that it cuts both ways. Consider the following verses: “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.”  ~Matthew 5:7 “A man who has friends must himself be... read more

A String of Selah Pearls – Psalm 77:9

Positioned gracefully across the Book of Psalms is a string of seventy-one pearls, lovely beads of wisdom followed by the admonition SELAH which means, “Pause, think on these things, meditate.”    Psalm 77:9   “Has God forgotten to be merciful?  Has he in anger withheld his compassion? Selah” Meditation This sounds familiar! How like me to judge... read more