Mercy, Mercy

“Like the rest, we were by nature objects of wrath. But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ…” (Ephesians 2:3-5).

I love God! And that is just putting it lightly. God is literally everything to me. Sometimes I think I’m crazy because sometimes I think my mortal mind can’t handle the fact that a magnanimous God, the Creator of Heaven and Earth LOVES me! Like, what?!

God has so many qualities. The one that I’ve been most recently exposed to is His mercy. I have had a very hard time understanding God’s mercy because it doesn’t make sense. The way the world works is that if you do something wrong, you have to face the consequences. But the way God works is that He sent Jesus to die for the consequences of my wrongdoings and Jesus’ death, His finished work on the cross, is still availing me today. That’s my understanding of God’s mercy towards me.

With this mercy comes certain privileges like confessing my sins and knowing the blood of Jesus has covered it, that I don’t have to pay for it. You see, sin is deadly.

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