God’s mercy and compassion toward us are good news. But sometimes I wonder if we’ve associated this idea of daily mercy with the daily portions of manna the Israelites gathered in the wilderness. In a sense the manna was also “new every morning,” but it was only good the day it was collected. After that, it got smelly and full of maggots. Thinking of God’s mercy in this way could cause us to miss the depth and breadth of it.
Find out how I realized my view of God’s mercy was to finite here: