His Compassions Never Fail
Date: April 13, 2023
I use the BLESS method every morning for my devotional.
B - Bible Verse
L - Listen for God's Word and pray
E - Explore the History and meaning
S - Study and savor
S - Summarize and Share
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B - Bible Verse: Lamentations 3:21-23 "Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness."
L - Listen: Heavenly Father, help us to understand the depth of your love for us and how your compassions never fail. Give us hope and remind us that your faithfulness is great. Amen.
E - Explore: This verse was written by the prophet Jeremiah, who was lamenting over the destruction of Jerusalem. He reminds himself that despite the devastation, God's love and compassion are still present and never fail. It was written around 586 BC and was meant for the Israelites who were going through a tough time.
S - Study:
"Great love" refers to God's unconditional love for us.
"Not consumed" means that we will not be destroyed or overcome by our struggles because of God's presence.
"Compassions never fail" means that God's mercy is endless and always available to us.
"New every morning" means that we have a fresh start every day because of God's faithfulness.
S - Summarize: This verse is a beautiful reminder that God's love, compassion, and faithfulness are always present in our lives, no matter how difficult things may seem. Just like how the sunrise brings a new day, each morning brings us a fresh opportunity to seek God's love and guidance. We can take comfort in knowing that God's love for us never fails and that He is always faithful to His promises.
When we face trials and hardships, it's easy to lose hope and feel overwhelmed. But Lamentations encourages us to hold onto the truth of God's faithfulness and trust in Him no matter what. We can rely on His strength and grace to carry us through the darkest of moments.
I encourage you to start each day with a heart of gratitude and praise, knowing that God's love is with us always. Embrace each morning as a new opportunity to seek His guidance and wisdom, and let His love and faithfulness guide us through every step of our journey. Remember, no matter what life throws our way, we can always trust in God's unfailing love.
Psalm 103:8-10 The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. He will not always accuse, nor will he harbor his anger forever; he does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities.
Isaiah 54:10 Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you.
Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
James 1:17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.