“He will subdue our iniquities; and thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.” Micah 7:19 (KJV)
Our very frame is mixed with sin,
His Spirit makes our nature clean;
Such virtues from his sufferings flow,
At once to cleanse and pardon too.
“She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21 (ESV)
“You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy.” Micah 7:19 (NIV)
Blest is the man to whom the Lord
Imputes not his iniquities:
He pleads no merit of reward,
And not on works but grace relies.
“God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” 2 Corinthians 5:21 (NIV)
“God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill?” Numbers 23:19 (NIV)
O let me then at length be taught,
What I am still so slow to learn,
That God is love, and changes not,
Nor knows the shadow of a turn.
“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” James 1:17 (NIV)
“For he has not despised or disdained the suffering of the afflicted one; he has not hidden his face from him but has listened to his cry for help.” Psalm 22:24 (NIV)
Afflictions, though they seem severe,
In mercy oft are sent;
They stopped the prodigal’s career,
And forced him to repent.
“My son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline and do not resent his rebuke, because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.” Proverbs 3:11-12 (NIV)
“I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 (ESV)
Great Sun of righteousness, arise,
Bless the dark world with heavenly light;
Thy gospel makes the simple wise,
Thy laws are pure, Thy judgments right.
“You, O LORD, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.” Psalm 18:28 (NIV)
"Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation."
“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.” Psalm 16:11 (ESV)
What sinners value I resign;
Lord, ’tis enough, that Thou art mine;
I shall behold Thy blissful face,
And stand complete in righteousness.
“For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” Philippians 1:21 (ESV)
“The needy shall not always be forgotten.” Psalm 9:18 (KJV)
When creature comforts fade and die,
Worldlings may weep, but why should I?
Jesus still lives, and still is nigh.
“For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you by his poverty might become rich.” 2 Corinthians 8:9 (ESV)
“For I am the LORD, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.” Isaiah 41:13 (NIV)
Then let our humble faith address
His mercy and his power;
We shall obtain delivering grace
In the distressing hour.
“‘Lord, save me!’” Matthew 14:30 (NIV)
“‘I, I am he who blots out your transgressions for my own sake, and I will not remember your sins.’” Isaiah 43:25 (ESV)
How glorious is that righteousness
Which cancels the believer’s sins;
While a bright evidence of grace
Through his whole life appears and shines.
“Repent therefore, and turn back, that your sins may be blotted out” Acts 3:19 (ESV)