Toward Mercy

 

Turn toward
My mercy

and don’t
look away

for I long
to give it

each
and every day.

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I can stay turned toward mercy for You are with me.

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“The cherubim spread out their wings above, and covered the mercy seat with their wings. They faced one another; the faces of the cherubim were toward the mercy seat.”

Exodus 37:9. NKJV

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Unbroken

 

Come and let Me
write again

the commandments
I have spoken

for I am
longsuffering

and My word remains
unbroken.

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The One who is longsuffering is with me.

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“And the LORD said to Moses, ‘Cut two tablets of stone like the first ones, and I will write on these tablets the words that were on the first tablets which you broke.”

“And the LORD passed before him and proclaimed, ‘The LORD, the LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abounding in goodness and truth . . .’ “

Exodus 34:1,6 NKJV

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Finding Grace

 

Finding grace
in Your sight

doesn’t entitle me
to more than the next

but means I have
the promise

of Your Presence
and rest.

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The One who gives the grace of His Presence and rest is with me.

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“Now therefore I pray, if I have found grace in Your sight, show me now Your way, that I may know You and that I may find grace in Your sight. And consider that this nation is Your people.”

“And He said, ‘My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.’ “

Exodus 33:13,14 NKJV

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Gifted

 

Thank You Lord
for wisdom

in all the areas
You’ve called us to

working
the wonder of our God

into all
we do.

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The One who gifts artisans with wisdom is with me.

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“So you shall speak to all who are gifted artisans, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron’s garments, to consecrate him, that he may minister to Me as priest.”

Exodus 28:3 NKJV

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Burning Continually

 

As the oil
fueled the lamp

that burned
continually

so Holy Spirit
ignites a flame

that shines
eternally.

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My Light is continually with me.

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“And you shall command the children of Israel that they bring you pure oil of pressed olives for the light, to cause the lamp to burn continually.”

Exodus 27:20. NKJV

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I Will Meet With You

 

My Word is covered
with mercy

and it’s there
we meet

sheltered
beneath My wings

in love
I will speak.

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I am met with mercy, for You are with me.

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“You shall put the mercy seat on top of the ark, and in the ark you shall put the Testimony which I will give you.”

“There I will meet with you from above the mercy seat, from between the two cherubim which are on the ark of the Testimony, I will speak [intimately] with you regarding every commandment that I will give you for the Israelites.”

Exodus 25:21,22 AMP

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Dwelling Among Us

 

All whose hearts
are willing

who are moved
to give

will be My
sanctuaries

where I choose
to live.

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I give my heart willingly, for You are with me.

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“From everyone who gives it willingly with his heart you shall take My offering.”

“And let them make Me a sanctuary, that I may dwell among them.”

Exodus 25:2,8. NKJV

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The Glory

 

The Lord’s glory was like
a consuming fire

in the eyes of
His children

and Moses went up
into the cloud

forty days and nights
on the mountain.

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The One whose glory is like a consuming fire is with me.

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“The sight of the glory of the LORD was like a consuming fire on the top of the mountain in the eyes of the children of Israel.”

“So Moses went into the midst of the cloud and went up into the mountain. And Moses was on the mountain forty days and forty nights.”

Exodus 24:17, 18. NKJV

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Little By Little

 

Little by little
step by step

you will see your
faith increased

as I go
before you

driving out fear
and unbelief.

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The One who drives out from before us, is with me.

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“Little by little I will drive them out from before you. Until you have increased, and you inherit the land.”

Exodus 23:30 NKJV

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None Empty

 

When you come
before Me

I will
fill you up

so you won’t
grow empty

always drinking
from My cup.

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The One who fills up is with me.

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“You shall keep the feast of unleavened bread (you shall eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded you, at the time appointed in the month of Abib, for in it you came out of Egypt; none shall appear before Me empty) . . .”

Exodus 23:15 NKJV

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