Trust In Mercy

“But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God;
I trust in the mercy of God forever and ever.

I will praise You forever,
Because You have done it;

And in the presence of Your saints,
I will wait on Your name, for it is good.”  Psalms 52:8-9

The Lord delights in mercy.

Lord, may we delight in being merciful too.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

The Mercy Exchange                                                  images

We can trust in Your mercy
no matter how we feel

for it is ever endless
and our hope You will not steal

creating time after time
opportunities to chose You

all the while learning
to be merciful too.

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  1. Beautiful Debbie! I love that His mercy isn’t affected by our feelings and emotions. Great thought about God creating opportunities for us to choose him… all such wonderful thoughts about his mercy. Lovely to ponder!

  2. His “ever endless” mercy, what a beautiful thought to end the day on–thanks, Sis Deb, for always bringing us closer to Him. God bless you abundantly, pressed down and pouring over–for fabulous Friday. Merry Christmas–love, sis Caddo Delight

  3. Debbie, your poem just gave me that feel good feeling when you remember that you are forgiven and when you have chosen to forgive someone else. Mercy is marvelous!
    Blessings ~ Wendy

  4. Debbie, you always write such uplifting words. thank u so much

  5. “The Mercy Exchange”

    What a great title because it is exactly true. If we want mercy, we ourselves need to be merciful as stated in James 2:13.

    So thanks for the encouraging poem. Have a great day.

  6. great post!

  7. I am so glad that He never steals hope. Even when I throw it away He always restores it.

  8. It is true. When we take the time to consider how much mercy the Lord gives it makes us more merciful. Thank you sop much for this post!


  9. I love the concept of mercy. God’s mercy so good that without it we are useless. Thank God for mercy. God bless you for this

  10. Thank you for pondering with us! God bless you, sweet Ali, and yours this Christmas and always!

  11. I’m so thankful for His mercy . ..and for you, Sis Caddo! God bless you and thank you for your prayers for us! love and a very Merry Christmas to you!

  12. What a great comment, dear Wendy .. .remembering how we feel when He forgives us and don’t we want others to feel that too? Thank you and God bless you and yours!

  13. Thank you for encouraging me, Terry, and God bless and uplift you and Al!

  14. Thank you for reminding us of the James 2:13 verse, Mr. Larry! God bless you and yours as you embrace mercy giving each day!

  15. Thank you and God bless you!

  16. That is such a wonderful image, Pastor J . .. God restoring our hope when we throw it away. 🙂 God bless you more and more, with mercy and hope!

  17. Yes . ..great insight, wonderful woman of the Word! Praying to take the time to consider His mercy more and more each day! Love you and God bless you bunches!

  18. God bless you, sweet lover of Jesus and His mercy! Thank you for sharing about mercy here with us . are a blessing!

  19. Deb, I really love this one – Love that Mercy we learn of Him – excellent!

  20. what a beautiful poem Deb, God is so merciful and compassionate. I really needed that today…

  21. I love God’s mercy… gives hope and hope maketh not ashamed 🙂
    A blessed and merry Christmas to you and all your beloveds Deb.
    loved this post… as always such a simple yet profound encouragement.

  22. I love all the ways He teaches us . .and think He wants me to learn more about mercy. God bless you, Mr. Ben , and thank you for being here!

  23. Oh I’m so glad for His mercy and compassion too, dear Darleen . .and for you! God bless you and yours!

  24. Thank you so much for the Christmas blessings, faith filled fisher lady! I loved reading about your favorite Christmas things . ..and praying for those future ones with grandkids on your knee! love and prayers!

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