Renewing Compassion

David G Bowman
2 min readAug 26, 2022

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Lamentations 3:19–27 “I remember my affliction and my wandering, the bitterness and the gall. I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope:

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. I say to myself, “The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.”

The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him; it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord. It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young.”

‭‭Lamentations‬ ‭3:19–27‬ ‭NIV‬‬

Hard times come and go. God is ever-present.

With every new day

Comes a new way

Wait and hope

Hope and pray

Mercy is near

God is here

What is real and good no matter what is going on?

  1. We’re not dead yet.
  2. God never runs out of grace, mercy, provision, or peace.
  3. He renews compassion every morning.
  4. We can remain faithful to him and wait for him because is perfectly dependable.
  5. To seek him is to find him.
  6. To wait for him is to grow in discipline.
  7. Self-discipline and faith turn waiting into hope.

In every pain

In every problem

There is an opportunity

To know and experience God

There comes strength for the day

And bright hope for tomorrow

What do you need today?

Turn your cup right side up.

I will trust God’s compassionate care, his faithful provision, and his endless mercy every day.

Our Father, your mercies are new and fresh and more than adequate for this day. Empower me to live from this place of grace and to extend your goodness to all who need its assurance. Amen.

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David G Bowman

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