What does the Lord require?
Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly, Have Faith
He has shown you O mortal, what is good. And what does the lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.
Micah 6:8 (NIV)
6If you bow low in God’s awesome presence, he will eventually exalt you as you leave the timing in his hands.
7 Pour out all your worries and stress upon him and leave them there, for he always tenderly cares for you.
8 Be well balanced and always alert, because your enemy,the devil, roams around incessantly, like a roaring lion looking for its prey to devour 9 Take a decisive stand against him and resist his every attack with strong, vigorous faith. For you know that your believing brothers and sisters around the world are experiencing the same kinds of troubles you endure 10 And then, after your brief suffering, the God of all loving grace, who has called you to share in his eternal glory in Christ, will personally and powerfully restore you and make you stronger than ever. Yes, he will set you firmly in place and build you up. 11 And he has all the power needed to do this – forever! Amen.
1 Peter 5:6-11 (TPT)
Justly: in a fair or morally correct way
Mercy: Kindness that makes you forgive someone, usually someone you have authority over
Humbly: In a way that shows you do not consider yourself better than others.
Faith: A great confidence or trust in something or someone
Selah: gives us an opportunity to take a moment away from this crazy, busy, non-stop life we all tend to live and consider the immense mysteries and wonders of God. https://www.crosswalk.com/faith/bible-study/what-does-selah-mean.html
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