David extended mercy instead of judgment when he returned as King, but his mercy did not cloud his judgment.
Jesus led Peter to express his love for Him the exact number of times he denied Jesus! God’s mercy and love can always outrun our sins. He was telling Peter and us that we might be scarred by our sins but we are still usable in Kingdom work through His mercy and forgiveness.
“I took my troubles to the Lord” –how many problems and how much hurt would be avoided if we practiced this simple truth?
God’s path will never lead you to sin. If you are knocking on temptations door you are on the wrong path!