In his great song at the start of the gospel of Luke, Zechariah sang of a rising sun which would come from Heaven to shine on those who were living in the shadow of death, in order to guide our feet into the path of peace’ (Luke 1:78-79). This, he declares, would happen because of the tender mercy of our God. Right there in the caught-up-ness of this vision, Zechariah grasped something of the deeper purposes of God regarding human history. Continue reading
Applying Mercy in Practice (ii): The 80-20 Choice
Even on the night He was betrayed, when He was breaking bread and giving it to the disciples, Jesus still gave thanks. (1 Cor. 11:23-24) If He can give thanks at a time like that, what does His example have to say to us in whatever it is that we are going through?
I have some suggestions to make to help us cope with the things we find less immediately attractive in each other. Continue reading
A prayer for mercy to flow from the mercy seat of the Lord to wherever the Body of Christ is meeting to seek His face.
The music is by Colin Owen, with Jane Horsfall playing Celtic Harp.
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