We read of Tyre in our Read-through-the-Bible passage today. In Ezekiel 27, the downfall of Tyre is compared to the shipwreck of a fine vessel. Now you are wrecked by the seas, in the depths of the waters; your merchandise and all your crew in your midst have sunk … More Amazing mercy from a faithful, covenant-keeping God!
John Piper, in a sermon “Cry of Distress and Voice of Thanks” The book of Jonah has a message that is loud and clear about God, namely, his mercy is not confined to Israel but extends to any people who will trust him and repent of their sin. What saves is not nationality but faith. … More Piper: God answers us in mercy to make us merciful.
Manasseh’s Repentance The Lord spoke to Manasseh and to his people, but they paid no attention.Therefore the Lord brought upon them the commanders of the army of the king of Assyria, who captured Manasseh with hooks and bound him with chains of bronze and brought him to Babylon. And when he was in distress, he entreated the favor of … More Marvelous Mercy for Manasseh
Genesis 19:12-17 Then the men said to Lot, “Have you anyone else here? Sons-in-law, sons, daughters, or anyone you have in the city, bring them out of the place. 13 For we are about to destroy this place, because the outcry against its people has become great before the Lord, and the Lord has sent us to destroy it.” 14 So Lot … More A Seizing Mercy
John Piper, in a sermon “Cry of Distress and Voice of Thanks” The book of Jonah has a message that is loud and clear about God, namely, his mercy is not confined to Israel but extends to any people who will trust him and repent of their sin. What saves is not nationality but faith. … More The ultimate lesson about prayer in the book of Jonah
And Can It Be That I Should Gain? Acts 12:7 And behold, an angel of the Lord stood next to him, and a light shone in the cell. He struck Peter on the side and woke him, saying, “Get up quickly.” And the chains fell off his hands. Long my imprisoned spirit lay, Fast bound … More Amazing Love!
Ron Ritchie, in a series of messages called, “Elijah: God’s Instrument of Grace” 1 Kings 21:27-29 And it came about when Ahab heard these words, that he tore his clothes and put on sackcloth and fasted, and he lay in sackcloth and went about despondently. Then the word of the LORD came to Elijah the … More The AMAZING mercy of God