April 24, 2021
Today, in God’s Lavish Mercy, we pray with Psalm 116. Today’s verses are such a lovely prayer of recognition and thanksgiving for God’s goodness.
Praying with this phrase this morning, I realized that there is no adequate answer to the psalmist’s question. We could never repay the munificence of God.
What we can do is to allow God’s Lavish Mercy to flow through our lives returning praise for God’s love.
My vows to the LORD I will payPsalm 116: 14-15
in the presence of all his people.
Precious in your eyes, O Lord,
is the living and dying of your faithful ones.
Poetry: Little Flute- Tagore
You have made me endless,
such is Your pleasure.
This frail vessel You empty again and again,
and fill it ever with fresh life.
This little flute of a reed
You have carried over hills and dales,
and have breathed through it
melodies eternally new.
At the immortal touch of Your hands,
my little heart loses its limits in joy
and gives birth to utterance ineffable.
Your infinite gifts come to me
only on these very small hands of mine.
Ages pass, and still You pour,
and still there is room to fill.
Music: Beautiful Dream – Zamfir