Broken Promises and a Loving Father – 7/10/20

Matthew Edwardson

Psalm 119: 8  I will keep your statutes; do not utterly forsake me! 

  

My 2 ½ year old son cannot stay in his bed at night, popping out of his room multiple times to see what Mommy and Daddy are doing.  He often says, “I promise if you tuck me in again I won’t pop out”, only to pop out again ten minutes later.  In the same way, when we decide to follow Jesus we commit to keeping his statutes, but have a difficult time following through.  Knowing that we will fail time and again, we can take solace in the fact that we serve a loving God who will never forsake us. 

Thank you God that despite the fact that we sometimes break our promises to you, you always welcome us back like a loving Father.