[DailyReading] Patience required for blessing
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Wed May 8 00:00:08 MDT 2013
Lesson: Secure with the Shepherd
Reading: Patience required for blessing 2013-05-08
Reference: Lam. 3:21-33
Lamentations 3:21: This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.
Lamentations 3:22: It is of the Lord's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.
Lamentations 3:23: They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.
Lamentations 3:24: The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.
Lamentations 3:25: The Lord is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him.
Lamentations 3:26: It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord.
Lamentations 3:27: It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.
Lamentations 3:28: He sitteth alone and keepeth silence, because he hath borne it upon him.
Lamentations 3:29: He putteth his mouth in the dust; if so be there may be hope.
Lamentations 3:30: He giveth his cheek to him that smiteth him: he is filled full with reproach.
Lamentations 3:31: For the Lord will not cast off for ever:
Lamentations 3:32: But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies.
Lamentations 3:33: For he doth not afflict willingly nor grieve the children of men.
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