"The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning, great is your faithfulness." (Lamentations 3:22-23)
Every single morning, God is waiting to meet with us, with the fresh filling of His Spirit, with strength for the day ahead. He offers us the rich blessings of His grace and mercy that never run dry. And here’s what those gifts mean for our lives:
· Grace = getting what we don't deserve
· Mercy = not getting what we do deserve
And I’m incredibly thankful for both. I’m sure you are too. God is so good, always gracious and loving. As you draw near to Him today, may you sense His powerful presence surrounding you in every way.
We pray that you'd give us a heart today to seek you above all else. Thank you that your mercies are new every morning, thank you that your faithfulness is greater than we could ever imagine. We choose to find our joy and strength in you today. And we trust you to bring us through this dark season, stronger, restored, shining as gold, with greater purpose for the road ahead.
In Jesus' Name,
Debbie McDaniel is a writer, pastor's wife, mom to three amazing kids (and a lot of pets). Join her each morning on Fresh Day Ahead's Facebook page, for daily encouragement in living strong, free, hope-filled lives. Find her also on Twitter and at her blog www.debbiemcdaniel.com.
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