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Trusting His Loving Kindness

Jim Ehrhard


How precious is Your lovingkindness, O God! Therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of Your wings.They are abundantly satisfied with the fullness of Your house and You give them drink from the river of Your pleasures. For with You is the fountain of life. (Psalm 36:7-9)

One way to grow in trusting the Lord is to spend much time meditating on His lovingkindness.  Lovingkindness is an Old Testament term similar to the idea of grace in the New Testament.  It combines the idea of His mercy in not punishing us as we desire with the His goodness in giving to us “exceedingly, abundantly, beyond all we could ask or think.”  It shows the zealous, active love of God for His people.  No wonder David said: How precious is Your lovingkindness, O God.  (more…)

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