1.1 – Assurance of God’s Love – Psalm 86:5

Memorize Psalm 86:5

You are forgiving and good, O Lord,
   abounding in love to all who call to you (NIV).

For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving,
   abounding in steadfast love to all who call on you (NRSV).

Reflections on Psalm 86:5:

  1. Take time to read all of Psalm 86 from the NIV.
  2. Read Psalm 86 again from Eugene Peterson's The MESSAGE.
  3. What things stand out for you as you read this chapter?
  4. Where in your work, home, or community is it hard to remember that God loves you?
  5. Let this Psalm be a prayer for you this weekby reciting it at the close of the day.

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. Copyright 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission. All rights reserved.  Scripture quotations contained herein are from the NEW REVISED STANDARD VERSION BIBLE, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. Used by permission. All rights reserved.