The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;
his mercies never come to an end;
they are new every morning;
great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23
We can start new every day. God’s mercies and compassion are fresh each morning. We can forget about the mistakes and failures of yesterday. We can release the hurts of the past and begin again. We can forgive and forget those who have wronged us. Isn’t that good news?
The enemy wants us to believe that we have screwed up so badly that we are doomed to a life of defeat; that we have failed one too many times and God cannot forgive us or is mad at us. We do mess up a lot, at least I know I do. But, I choose to believe God’s Word. It says that He loves me. It says that He forgives me. It says that He understands my plight. It says that He is waiting for me to run into His open arms. And for that I am so thankful.
Isn’t God amazing? A fresh start every day! How can we be defeated when we have fresh start every day? How can we be discouraged with His unfailing love surrounding us? How can we be unhappy or sad when we serve the greatest God in the universe!
Dear Lord, I come to You now for fresh mercy. Thank You for your great faithfulness. In Jesus’ name, Amen.