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His Mercy Is New Every Morning

A plug for Scripture memory:

16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. 17 For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, “The righteous shall live by faith.” (Romans 1:16~17)

I’ve discovered that as I do Scripture memory, God reveals His character as well as His righteousness. Try it, and I believe you will agree.

Scripture Memory Benefit: God’s MERCY is new every day!

God’s love for you and for me is constant. Every day He gives us another chance to grow in obedience to Him. Therefore, I choose to put my full trust in Him. He has never let me down!


Here is the entire Scripture passage:

21 But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: 22 The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; 23 they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. 24 “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.” 25 The Lord is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. 26 It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord. (Lamentations 3:21~26)

Aren’t you glad God isn’t like people?

With most people, you’re fortunate if you get even a second chance. How does that old saying go? “Fool me once: shame on you! Fool me twice: shame on ME!” Some people will hold a grudge for a long, l-o-n-g time!

Not so with God!

You may have messed things up royally today. But tomorrow, He’ll be right there for you, longing to forgive you, help you, calm you, strengthen you, encourage you and pour out His steadfast love and mercy upon you. He really means it.

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that God is like the people you know. People will hurt you, people will misunderstand you, and people will let you down. God will not let you down! When God allows pain in your life, it’s always for a good reason. It’s to help you. And He will never let you down.

Get to know Him, by getting to know His Word.

- Jan


How YOU Can Live In Peace

38 lessons – click/tap image above

All problems are easier to face when you are working from a position of peace and strength rather than from a position of worry, anxiety, and fear. Peace is what you long for, right?  The really good news is: EVERYONE can have peace! How can I say that? Because Jesus Himself said it.

The Battle Is Not Yours, but Gods

30 lessons – click/tap image above

This online course includes a biblical example of how God will fight your battle for you, WHEN you choose to live in harmony with Him.
ALSO: In one of the units in this course, I have shared part of my ongoing transformation in Gods “University of Adversity”.


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  • Beth October 2, 2018, 4:28 PM

    I loved this Thank you! I love your spiritual advice but how to do it in a practical way!

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  • Geraline August 23, 2016, 6:07 AM

    thank you for such encourgeing words.

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    • Jan Smith August 24, 2016, 3:20 PM

      I’m blessed, Geraldine, by your message and that God used me to shine the light of encouragement into your life today!

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