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Why does God put up with the vile perversity of this world?

Why does God seemingly turn a blind eye to massive oppression?

How does He justify withholding wrath from those who torment, exploit, or neglect the least of these that walk among us?

Where is swift judgment for any who would practice cruelty for sport?

What about the run of the mill liars, cheaters, thieves, adulterers, murderers … what about all of them?

Come to think about it … what about me? Why does God put up with me?

“But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost (of sinners), Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life.” (1 Timothy 1:16)

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There is nothing sweeter than the song of the redeemed.

The score of a great symphony is composed when one is lifted from the depths of destruction and mercifully set upon a sure foundation.

Notes of praise ring out from the lips those delivered, honoring the Savior who showered love on them when it was not the least bit deserved. The joyful song effortlessly echoes in the halls of humanity, a declaration of adoration from the unashamed.

The world strives to muffle the melody of those who have been saved, but the great Conductor plays on through the lives of those who trust in Him to rescue again and again. There is nothing sweeter than the song of the redeemed.

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