Summary: To show the difference in Old and New Testament, in Old, according to performance of the person, that's why it's lacking; in New Testament, it's according to Divine effort of the LORD JESUS CHRIST on the cross of calvary.
Is it according to your human effort or divine effort?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show the difference in Old and New Testament, in Old, according to performance of the person, that's why it's lacking; in New Testament, it's according to Divine effort of the LORD JESUS CHRIST on the cross of calvary.
Psalms 33:22 (Amplified Bible)
33:22 Let Your mercy and loving-kindness, O Lord, be upon us, in proportion to our waiting and hoping for You.
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for Your Goodness, Mercy and Loving-kindness to me that I am saved and full of hope coming from Your finished work on the cross, it's not me, but You that is ALL important.
Hoping in the LORD's mercy
A. Authors: Authorship of many is uncertain, generally attributed to King David.
B. Date written: c. 1440 to 450 B.C. ( From Moses to Ezra)
C. Purpose: 150 songs to praise and worship GOD
D. To whom written: Sometimes to GOD, sometimes to author
E. Main Themes: praise and worship, prayer and praise
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. The LORD's mercy and loving-kindness is upon us
"Let Your mercy and loving-kindness, O Lord, be upon us,"
Mercy or "chesed" in Hebrew meaning:
2. favor, good deed, mercy, pity, reproach
Psalms 5:11-12 (Amplified Bible)
5:11 But let all those who take refuge and put their trust in You rejoice; let them ever sing and shout for joy, because You make a covering over them and defend them; let those also who love Your name be joyful in You and be in high spirits.
5:12 For You, Lord, will bless the [uncompromisingly] righteous [him who is upright and in right standing with You]; as with a shield You will surround him with goodwill (pleasure and favor).
Psalms 13:5 (Amplified Bible)
13:5 But I have trusted, leaned on, and been confident in Your mercy and loving-kindness; my heart shall rejoice and be in high spirits in Your salvation.
B. New Testament way: In proportion to what JESUS has done for us.
"in proportion to our waiting and hoping for You."
According as, In proportion or "asher" in Hebrew meaning:
1. who, which, what, that
2. when, where, because, in order that
Matthew 9:29 (Amplified Bible)
9:29 Then He touched their eyes, saying, According to your faith and trust and reliance [on the power invested in Me] be it done to you;
According or "kata" in Greek meaning:
According to what JESUS has done on the cross, that's Perfect Sacrifice, we received everything from Him not according to our performance.
1 Corinthians 1:29-31 (Amplified Bible)
1:29 So that no mortal man should [have pretense for glorying and] boast in the presence of God.
1:30 But it is from Him that you have your life in Christ Jesus, Whom God made our Wisdom from God, [revealed to us a knowledge of the divine plan of salvation previously hidden, manifesting itself as] our Righteousness [thus making us upright and putting us in right standing with God], and our Consecration [making us pure and holy], and our Redemption [providing our ransom from eternal penalty for sin].