Mercy, for God’s sake

Now therefore, O our God, listen to the prayer of your servant and to his pleas for mercy, and for your own sake, O Lord, make your face to shine upon your sanctuary, which is desolate. O my God, incline your ear and hear. Open your eyes and see our desolations, and the city that … More Mercy, for God’s sake

What is the deepest foundation of God’s faithfulness?

For the Lord will not forsake his people, for his great name’s sake, because it has pleased the Lord to make you a people for himself.  1 Samuel 12:22  John Piper comments: We should learn from this how faithful God is to his own name. Look at verse 22: “It has pleased the LORD to make you a people for himself.” What … More What is the deepest foundation of God’s faithfulness?

Spurgeon: Let every one of the perfections which are blended in thy divine name work for me.

O God, save me by your name, and vindicate me by your might. O God, hear my prayer; give ear to the words of my mouth. —Psalm 54:1-2 C. H. Spurgeon, in The Treasury of David: By thy name, by thy great and glorious nature. Employ all thine attributes for me. Let every one of … More Spurgeon: Let every one of the perfections which are blended in thy divine name work for me.