Posts tagged with: Lamentations

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God’s Stability, God’s Faithfulness

So it is today in the midst of a pandemic. In these uncertain times, we find stability in God, the God whose faithfulness is great. Like the author of Lamentations, we freely cry out to God in our pain and confusion. Yet, remembering God’s steadfast love and daily mercies, we also confess God’s faithfulness, and therefore we have hope.

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New Every Morning: The Stunning Context

In yesterday’s Life for Leaders devotion, I quoted one of the most familiar and beloved passages in all of Scripture: “The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness” (3:22-23). I quoted this passage as is usually done in Christian circles, out of context. Lamentations 3:22-23 generally stand by themselves, whether read or sung or emblazoned on posters in Christian bookstores.

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New Every Morning!

Happy New Year!

Today, as we celebrate the beginning of 2016, let us remember that God’s mercies are new every single morning…

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