God hears our cries for help.
Out of the depths I call to you, LORD!
Lord, listen to my voice;
let your ears be attentive
to my cry for help. (v. 1-2 CSB)
God forgives our sins.
If you, LORD, kept a record of sins,
Lord, who could stand?
But with you there is forgiveness,
so that we can, with reverence, serve you. (v. 3-4 NIV)
God’s Word gives us reason to hope.
I wait for the LORD; I wait
and put my hope in his word. (v. 5 CSB)
God loves us with unfailing, faithful love.
Israel, put your hope in the LORD.
For there is faithful love with the LORD,
and with him is redemption in abundance. (v. 7 CSB)
God gives full redemption to those who belong to Him.
Israel, put your hope in the LORD,
for with the LORD is unfailing love
and with him is full redemption.
He himself will redeem Israel
from all their sins. (v. 7-8 NIV)
How great is God’s mercy toward us!
Father, thank You for hearing my cries for mercy. Thank You for forgiving my sins, for redeeming every one. I put my hope in Your Word that tells the story of Your unfailing love and redemption plan. I put my hope in You, my Redeemer. In Jesus’ name, Amen.