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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Word-Filled Wednesday - Psalms 103:12

"As far as the east is from the west,
so far has He removed
our transgressions from us."
Psalms 103:12

This is an extraordinary metaphor....and, it is in no way a hyperbole. God means what He says. So we can be confident that when we confess our sins and turn away from practicing them, He will remove those sins from us.

"The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.
He will not always accuse, nor will he harbor his anger forever;
He does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities.
For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him;
as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us."
Psalms 103:8-12 NIV

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Schotzy said...

Wonderful post. Praise God for this text! And not only this, but He forgets, as well. God is so good!

Denise said...


Amydeanne said...

so true!!! i love this,

Joan said...

Great post. Happy WFW!

Tracy said...

Such an incredible reason to rejoice today! What a great reminder today. Thank you so much for sharing.


Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Thanks, I think we all needed this reminder, at least I do. Hugs, Marty

Laurie Ann said...

Great reminder of the Father's love for us. I rejoice that He removes our transgressions. Happy WFW!

Deanna said...

My son is hooked on teh GPS right now. I need to show him your post. He will love it!

Carla said...


Joanne Sher said...

Excellent reminder for us - and what a perfect image to go with it! Happy WFW!