All The Paths

“All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth;
to such as keep His covenant and His testimonies.”  Psalm 25:10

Each step I take further into Truth seems to require matching steps of His mercy.

Lord, thank You for not giving us “nothing but the truth”, but mercy too. And here’s a simple poem . . .

Beloved Paths

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All the paths
of the Lord
are mercy
and truth
to those
who love Him
and are loved
by Him too.


  1. First. I’m first.

  2. “All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth;
    to such as keep His covenant and His testimonies.” Psalm 25:10

    It’s so easy for us believers to see at the promises of the Lord and not recognize the conditions which must be followed to receive those promises. In this case, mercy and truth are linked to our obedience in following Him.

    Great reminder.

  3. I love your line “Each step I take further into Truth seems to require matching steps of His mercy.” No argument here. Thanks Deb for your simple but profound posts. Blessings this weekend.

  4. what a blessing you are to me my friend!!

  5. I thank the Lord for both His truth and His mercy! Lord bless you Dbe. Thanks for the great reminder,

  6. Thank you so much for this beautiful poem and post.


  7. Debbie, once again I am blessed with peace, as I walk through the path of your poetry. I suspect that the other readers feel it too.
    Blessings ~ Wendy

  8. Without His mercy, I’d be crushed and sunk for good. Thanks, Sis Deb, for highlighting this verse in Psalms for me–it’s lovely and encouraging, and it feels like I’m reading it for the first time, which is such a treat–one of my fave things about Christian blogs!! God bless you big with a Super Saturday–love, forever sis Caddo

  9. I wish I could send you something for being first! 🙂 We used to stick little gold stars on my dad’s forehead, when he did something noteworthy!
    And thank you, Mr. Larry, for reminding us about the promises and following Him.
    God bless you with His mercy and truth today!

  10. God bless you too, Pastor Bill, as you reach out to your congregation with His mercy and truth! Praying for you and yours!

  11. You are a blessing too, Terry! God bless you and sending love and hugs too!

  12. More and more to be thankful for, Pastor Rob! You will never run out of things to post about thanksgiving! God bless you all along His path!

  13. Thank you so much for being here and encouraging me, wonderful woman of the Word! You bless me! God bless YOU!
    love and prayers!

  14. That is a wonderful thing to say .. .and to feel, sweet Wendy! God bless you with more and more peace as you walk down His Path . in hand! 🙂

  15. I love that too, Sis Caddo, that reading a verse with someone else’s thoughts opens up more and more to me .. .more of His truth and mercy! 🙂 God bless you big too, on this super Saturday, filled with His love! love you!

  16. A beautiful warm-fuzzy to go to bed with! Like a onesie and slippers… 🙂

  17. You are just so cute, Melody! I’m off to find my warm fuzzy gear now! God bless you in all His ways, with mercy and truth!

  18. Hallelujah! Isn’t that just awesome? Every step I take leads me to mercy and truth because I love Him and more importantly, because I am loved by Him… Wow… I need to remember that as I walk into the jail to minister tomorrow. Thank you so much for sharing this.

    Love you much,

  19. so true..truth and mercy!

  20. Oh Cheryl, thank you for the ministry you do! And for loving Him like you do. God bless you as you walk in those paths of mercy and truth! love and prayers!

  21. God bless you each day, flora, with more and more mercy and truth, love and grace!

  22. Thank you for this wonderful reminder of how our walk with Him is made possible because of His endless mercy.

    Psalm 118:1
    O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: because his mercy endureth for ever . . . Amen and Amen

  23. His truth and His mercy and His love and His grace . . . they all go hand-in-hand, don’t they?

    We could not accept His truth (we are sinners, guilty, condemned, hopeless and without excuse) without His mercy, love and grace. – (Another “But God”)

    It is the same in our daily walk with Him. Truth: He tells us we must count ourselves as dead to self. Impossible without His mercy, love and grace which enable us to obey. (Another “But God”)

    What an amazing God who not only calls us but enables and empowers us to respond.

  24. Great verse to add here, Deborah! Thank you so much! And God bless you as you walk with Him today, in mercy and truth!

  25. I love that, mentor Angela, that He calls us and enables us and empowers us to respond! Indeed, what an amazing God! 🙂 God bless you and yours with His love, mercy and grace today!

  26. Amen… I will take this truth to bed with me as I seek a gentle rest. I cast my cares upon Him for He careth for us. I love your simple poem Deb!

  27. Love you, faith filled fisherlady, and praying your rest is sweet , covered by His love and mercy! That was about as simple as they come, wasn’t it? haha! God bless you muchly!! So good to hear from you!

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