God does not persist in anger. He has compassion on His people and treads their guilt underfoot.
The story of Joseph presents us with the theme of the suffering of the just man.
To what extent do I rely on human hearts? To what extent do I rely on the Lord?
Today's reading highlights the response that representatives of the Church today sometimes receive when they call God’s people to repentance.
God is willing to forgive us if we are willing to abandon our sins.
We, too, are sinful. We, too, have rebelled against God. Yet He remains ready to forgive even us.
The theme of Psalm 119 is the importance of responding to God’s self-revelation, to God’s gift of Himself.
God holds each of us responsible for our personal behavior here and now.
We have to pray so that we don't lose sight of how much we depend on God’s goodness.
God will not spurn a contrite and humble heart.