I love the line in the 1991 movie, City Slickers, when Billy Crystal tells his downhearted friend, "Your life is a do-over. You've got a clean slate."
A clean slate. Hmmm. That sounds like something from the heart of God. In fact, it is.
His mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning -
Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV.
When we wake up each day, we get a "do-over." That's just how our Lord is. People may hold grudges, but the mercies of God are new every morning—no matter how badly we've failed—in spite of how many we've hurt. God's mercy toward us is so zealous and intense that He sent His Son to die in payment for our sin.
The blood of Jesus is powerful! It wipes our slate completely clean.
As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us - Psalm 103:12.
My point for born-again Christians is this: God's amazing grace is ours to claim,...