Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice.
Hide your face from my sins and blot out all my iniquity.
Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”
In Jesus we see a claim of authority to forgive sins. The law of God reveals the measure of attainment required, our efforts fall short no matter how close we think we come, but in Christ mercy is bestowed & revival takes place. What was once an inward desert of disobedience, pain & grief becomes deep pools of renewal, laughter & joy…