God’s Lovingkindness and Redemption are My Hope
7 O Israel, hope in the LORD;
For with the LORD there is lovingkindness,
And with Him is abundant redemption.
· “Albeit the throne of God be most high, yet he delighteth to hear the petitions of hearts that are most low;” (Smyth)
· God is not angry with us for being in great trouble about our iniquities.
· “God exerts forgiveness for the very purpose of kindling the fear of God in a more vivid and powerful manner.”
· “We never feel Christ to be a reality till we feel him to be a necessity.”
· “The Lord Jehovah is the only hope for distressed souls.” (Owen)
· A saving participation of grace and forgiveness leaves a deep impression of its fullness and excellency on the soul of a sinner.”