From Daniel's Desk on 1/27/20
My Title: Privilege, Honor and Opportunity because of MERCY
My Verse: 11
"11 And they shall not teach, each one his neighbor and each one his brother, saying, 'Know the Lord,' for they shall ALL know me, from the least of them to the greatest. 12 For I will be merciful toward their iniquities, and I will remember their sins no more."
God I needed this today! - I needed to be reminded that your favor is poured out on ALL of us. You died SO THAT ALL WHO WANTED TO DRAW NEAR TO YOU, COULD DO SO. Forgive me for my wayward heart because every time, literally, every time I don't approach the throne it's MY SELFISHNESS that keeps me from doing so.
Lord, as you give me more and more opportunities to put down my selfishness and approach your throne of MERCY and GRACE please allow my heart to be reminded that YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT IT IS THAT I AM STRUGGLING WITH! You CHOSE not to remember my iniquities. Your NEW and BETTER COVENANT doesn't rely on ME AT ALL! It ALL relies on YOU and what YOU'VE accomplished. You are perfect and loving and merciful and gracious and faithful. You are a perfect Father. Thank you for adopting me as a SON. Help me to be more like you so that my children have a better understanding of WHO YOU ARE.
Side note: I love that you are in the "making all thi