Praise be to the Lord, who has not abandoned his kindness and faithfulness

Show me unfailing kindness like the LORD’s kindness as long as I live … May the LORD show you kindness and faithfulness. … He shows unfailing kindness to his anointed, to David and his descendants forever.

Hezekiah’s heart was proud and he did not respond to the kindness shown him; therefore the LORD’s wrath was on him. … I say to God … You gave me life and showed me kindness, and in your providence watched over my spirit.

“For a brief moment I abandoned you, but with deep compassion I will bring you back. In a surge of anger I hid my face from you for a moment, but with everlasting kindness I will have compassion on you,” says the Lord your Redeemer.

This is what the LORD says: “Let not the wise boast of their wisdom or the strong boast of their strength or the rich boast of their riches, but let those who boast boast about this: that they understand and know me, that I am the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight,”declares the LORD.

The Lord appeared to us in the past, saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.”

Ge 24:271Sa 20:142Sa 15:202Sa 22:512Ch 32:25Jb 10:2Jb 10:12Is 54:7-8Je 9:23-24Je 31:3

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