It is God who decides to show mercy. We can neither choose it nor work for it.
“Who dares accuse us whom God has chosen for his own? No one—for God himself has given us right standing with himself.”
(And remember that those who do not have the Spirit of Christ living in them do not belong to him at all.)
The 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 09 Aug 2020: Jonah 2:1-10, Psalm 29, Matthew 14:22-33 ~ “I am Jesus. Don’t be afraid.”
“You are the one with power to save.”
“Who will free me from this life that is dominated by sin and death?”
“Choose to obey God, which leads to righteous living.”
“Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of undeserved privilege where we now stand,
and we confidently and joyfully look forward to sharing God’s glory.”
Wednesday Morning Prayer: 05 Aug 2020 – Psalm 84,1-2, 10-12, Romans 4:17,20-25 ~God keeps his Promises
Abraham never wavered in believing God’s promise.