1 Behold, the Lord’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear:
2 But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.
11 God judgeth the righteous, and God is angry with the wicked every day.
– Psalm 7
4 Turn us, O God of our salvation, and cause thine anger toward us to cease.
5 Wilt thou be angry with us for ever? wilt thou draw out thine anger to all generations?6 Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee?
7 Shew us thy mercy, O Lord, and grant us thy salvation.
– Psalm 85
3 If thou, Lord, shouldest mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall stand?
– Psalm 130
6 For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.
– Romans 5
18 For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:
– 1 Peter 3
10 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other
– Psalm 85
1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
– Romans 8
What price He paid, what gift He had given; to unite God with us and us with God.
We were worthless dust, enemies of God, and nothing of or in us redeeming
But God in His infinite grace chose us anyways; to be His treasure and His children.
So not we can reflect His glory in not just in terms of creative might and intellect, but to display His love and mercy.