Author: Karen Grace Paul

06
Nov

Love as High as the Heavens!

 For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him. – Psalms 103:11 Author Frederick M. Lehman described God’s love in his well-known hymn: Could we with ink the ocean fill, And were the skies of parchment made To write the love of God above Would drain the ocean dry; […]

05
Nov

Not According to Our Sins!

He does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities. – Psalms 103:10 One of the prime characteristics of a parent is the love they have for their child, always wanting the best even if the child has not behaved in a form or fashion that deserves the best. […]

04
Nov

He Forgives and Forgets!

He will not always accuse, nor will he harbor his anger forever; – Psalm 103:9 (NIV) The Bible says that our Lord’s anger is momentary, but His love is for eternity. Yes, God gets angry; because He can not tolerate sin (Psalm 7:11). His anger is against anything that keeps us away from Him. Yet, […]

03
Nov

Slooooooow to Anger!

The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. – Psalm 103:8 (NIV) Compassion means “to suffer together.” Emotion researchers define it as the feeling that arises when confronted with another’s suffering and motivated to relieve it. Take a moment to imagine that – The God who created the heavens and the […]

02
Nov

Righteous and Just God!

The Lord works righteousness and justice for all the oppressed. – Psalm 103:6 (NIV) One of the most prominent attributes of our God is His righteousness, and it is virtually synonymous with His justice. When we say that God is just, we mean that He always is right and fair. Our Lord’s righteousness sets Him apart, […]

01
Nov

Be Renewed, Be Satisfied!!!

Who satisfies your desires with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s. -Psalm 103:5 (NIV) There is no true satisfaction in this world outside the relationship we have with our Lord Jesus. Neither can human life be sustained nor repaired without God knowing it. King David encourages his soul to praise […]

31
Oct

Grumbling to Gratitude

Psalm 34, written by David from a cave at Adullam. These were desperate times for David – He was a fugitive, running away from King Saul, who wanted to kill him. At this point in his life, David was homeless, hungry, and living with many outcasts. Yet, this is a joyful and wise psalm. From […]

14
Aug

The Best Plan – His Will!

For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me. – John 6:38 (NIV) The Lord Jesus Christ came to do the will of His Father by bringing redemption to the lost. Our Lord Jesus Christ showed by example how to obey the […]

13
Aug

We are Secure – He has Promised!

All those the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never drive away. – John 6:37 (NIV) Let’s break this verse into bite-size chunks. What does it mean to ‘come to’ Jesus? – ‘Come to’ Jesus is a figurative way of us responding to the offer of salvation. […]

12
Aug

Bread for and of Life?

Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. John 6:35 (NIV) Most of us have tasted Bread. Every culture has its unique version of bread, and it makes up a significant part of people’s daily diet worldwide. […]