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“And the LORD descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of the LORD. And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children’s children, unto the third and to the fourth generation.” Exodus 34:5-7 Reading the Bible through each year, I am sure I have read this passage…

“But you, the Lord God, are kind and merciful. You don’t easily get angry, and your love can always be trusted.” Psalms 86:15 CEV There are many times when those around us, hurt us. Moments of betrayal, abandonment and unkind words that can break our hearts, and cause us to have some trust issues. I’ve been hurt before, and I’m sure it will happen again. A reminder I can carry with me in those moments is the above scripture. God’s love can be trusted. He is for you, and never against you. If it appears as though something is being…

“Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the LORD, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:” Psalm 103:1-2 We are now in the seventh month of being separated from our friends and our church family because of Covid 19.  Just when we were thinking we could spend more time with family and do some normal things, a second wave has begun, and restrictions are being tightened again. It would be so easy to begin to question the Lord as to why these things are happening, but it is…