Bible: Psalm 103:6-14

103:6 The Lord does what is fair,

and executes justice for all the oppressed. 1 

103:7 The Lord revealed his faithful acts 2  to Moses,

his deeds to the Israelites.

103:8 The Lord is compassionate and merciful;

he is patient 3  and demonstrates great loyal love. 4 

103:9 He does not always accuse,

and does not stay angry. 5 

103:10 He does not deal with us as our sins deserve; 6 

he does not repay us as our misdeeds deserve. 7 

103:11 For as the skies are high above the earth,

so his loyal love towers 8  over his faithful followers. 9 

103:12 As far as the eastern horizon 10  is from the west, 11 

so he removes the guilt of our rebellious actions 12  from us.

103:13 As a father has compassion on his children, 13 

so the Lord has compassion on his faithful followers. 14 

103:14 For he knows what we are made of; 15 

he realizes 16  we are made of clay. 17 

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