you going through a hard time at the moment? You’re not alone!
Things were so bad in Israel that when Jeremiah wrote one of the
books of the Bible he called it Lamentations.
the middle of all his lamenting, when you think things can’t get
any worse, Jeremiah writes, ‘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’ (Lamentations 3:22-23 NIV).
Isn’t that wonderful? God’s love, compassion and faithfulness
have been placed in an account that cannot be overdrawn, that you
don’t have to contribute to, and that’ll last as long as you
live. In a world that doesn’t seem to care, where only the fittest
survive, that’s good to know. Next time somebody says to you,
‘What’s new?’ tell them, ‘God’s love, compassion, and
faithfulness.’ The dictionary defines compassion as ‘tenderness
of heart that disposes a person to overlook injuries or to treat an
offender better than he or she deserves.’ So when you wake up each
day, be like the lady who prayed, ‘Lord, I’m glad Your mercies
are new every morning, because I definitely used up all of