10th Day of Christmas: Gift of Mercy


Luke 15:10 …But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him

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Matthew 5:7 Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy!

Mercy may seem, to the outside observer, the smallest of gifts; but to the one who receives it Mercy is:

A pint of blood from someone we never met

A handful of tissues when the tears are streaming down your face

An silent embrace  when our world is falling apart

The light left on and the door unlocked when we least deserve being accepted back home

Author: pastorpete51

My wife and I serve as members of a worship team at a multicultural church. Our members are from Brazil, Nepal and the U.S.. Because of the many languages and cultures in our local body we face unique challenges, such as how many songs will we do in English today? What new songs can we use in either language that are simple enough for the people to sing. The songs, the devotions and insights here are a small portion of some of the ways God is leading us as we push towards the goal. I pray that these will be both a blessing and an encouragement for those of you who may pass by Praise 2 Worship.

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