You will give truth to Jacob And unchanging love to Abraham, Which You swore to our forefathers From the days of old.
Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful;
"Now the LORD has fulfilled His word which He spoke; for I have risen in place of my father David and sit on the throne of Israel, as the LORD promised, and have built the house for the name of the LORD, the God of Israel.
The LORD has sworn to David A truth from which He will not turn back: "Of the fruit of your body I will set upon your throne.
But the Lord is faithful, and He will strengthen and protect you from the evil one.
"My faithfulness and My lovingkindness will be with him, And in My name his horn will be exalted.
"The anger of the LORD will not turn back Until He has performed and carried out the purposes of His heart; In the last days you will clearly understand it.
So the land quakes and writhes, For the purposes of the LORD against Babylon stand, To make the land of Babylon A desolation without inhabitants.
He has given food to those who fear Him; He will remember His covenant forever.
"Know therefore that the LORD your God, He is God, the faithful God, who keeps His covenant and His lovingkindness to a thousandth generation with those who love Him and keep His commandments;
The heavens will praise Your wonders, O LORD; Your faithfulness also in the assembly of the holy ones.
To declare Your lovingkindness in the morning And Your faithfulness by night,
Therefore, those also who suffer according to the will of God shall entrust their souls to a faithful Creator in doing what is right.
I know, O LORD, that Your judgments are righteous, And that in faithfulness You have afflicted me.
O LORD, You are my God; I will exalt You, I will give thanks to Your name; For You have worked wonders, Plans formed long ago, with perfect faithfulness.
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon You.
For a multitude of the people, even many from Ephraim and Manasseh, Issachar and Zebulun, had not purified themselves, yet they ate the Passover otherwise than prescribed. For Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, "May the good LORD pardon
How great is Your goodness, Which You have stored up for those who fear You, Which You have wrought for those who take refuge in You, Before the sons of men!
The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the person who seeks Him.
You are good and do good; Teach me Your statutes.
The LORD is good to all, And His mercies are over all His works.
Your creatures settled in it; You provided in Your goodness for the poor, O God.
and yet He did not leave Himself without witness, in that He did good and gave you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness."
"So then, you will know them by their fruits.
By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother.
But they will not make further progress; for their folly will be obvious to all, just as Jannes's and Jambres's folly was also.
This beginning of His signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.
"For nothing is hidden that will not become evident, nor anything secret that will not be known and come to light.
I acknowledged my sin to You, And my iniquity I did not hide; I said, "I will confess my transgressions to the LORD"; And You forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.
He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper, But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.
Let the wicked forsake his way And the unrighteous man his thoughts; And let him return to the LORD, And He will have compassion on him, And to our God, For He will abundantly pardon.
'I will get up and go to my father, and will say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in your sight; I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me as one of your hired men."' "So he got up and came to his father. But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion for him, and ran and embraced him and kissed him.
"Go and proclaim these words toward the north and say, 'Return, faithless Israel,' declares the LORD; 'I will not look upon you in anger For I am gracious,' declares the LORD; 'I will not be angry forever.
I will heal their apostasy, I will love them freely, For My anger has turned away from them.
And rend your heart and not your garments " Now return to the LORD your God, For He is gracious and compassionate, Slow to anger, abounding in lovingkindness And relenting of evil.
"I will sow her for Myself in the land I will also have compassion on her who had not obtained compassion, And I will say to those who were not My people, 'You are My people!' And they will say, 'You are my God!'"
So then He has mercy on whom He desires, and He hardens whom He desires.
For He says to Moses, "I WILL HAVE MERCY ON WHOM I HAVE MERCY, AND I WILL HAVE COMPASSION ON WHOM I HAVE COMPASSION."
He said, "O LORD, the God of Israel, there is no God like You in heaven above or on earth beneath, keeping covenant and showing lovingkindness to Your servants who walk before You with all their heart,
"Rejoice, O nations, with His people; For He will avenge the blood of His servants, And will render vengeance on His adversaries, And will atone for His land and His people."
The LORD'S lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail.
"To the Lord our God belong compassion and forgiveness, for we have rebelled against Him;
Shout for joy, O heavens! And rejoice, O earth! Break forth into joyful shouting, O mountains! For the LORD has comforted His people And will have compassion on His afflicted.
"For a brief moment I forsook you, But with great compassion I will gather you.
"AND HIS MERCY IS UPON GENERATION AFTER GENERATION TOWARD THOSE WHO FEAR HIM.
But the lovingkindness of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, And His righteousness to children's children,
"In an outburst of anger I hid My face from you for a moment, But with everlasting lovingkindness I will have compassion on you," Says the LORD your Redeemer.
"Assyria will not save us, We will not ride on horses; Nor will we say again, 'Our god,' To the work of our hands; For in You the orphan finds mercy."
Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us,
He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,