“For you know that God paid a ransom to save you from the empty life you inherited from your ancestors. And it was not paid with mere gold or silver, which lose their value. It was the precious Blood of Christ, the sinless, spotless Lamb of God.” I Peter 1:18-19 NLT Continue reading Purchased!
“You will guard him and keep him in perfect and constant peace whose mind [both its inclination and its character] is stayed on You, because he commits himself to You, leans on You, and hopes confidently in You.” – Isaiah 26:3 AMP Continue reading Peace!
Here, a blind man (Bartimaeus) is described in calling out for the mercy of the Lord Jesus.
47 And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out, and say, Jesus, thou son of David, have mercy on me. 48 And many charged him that he should hold his peace: but he cried the more a great deal, Thou son of David, have mercy on me.
51 And Jesus answered and said unto him, What wilt thou that I should do unto thee? The blind man said unto him, Lord, that I might receive my sight.
The Lord is merciful, and first demonstrates His willingness to be merciful by asking, “What is your will that I should do unto you?“. The Lord Jesus is ready to respond in His mercy.
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