Forgiveness – Day 9
This is a hymn of praise reflecting on the way God dealt with His people from creation to exile.
The Love of God
Forgiveness in the Psalms – 2
The Psalm starts with David exhorting his soul to praise God. One of the reasons to praise God is forgiveness parallel to healing from diseases. It is, in this instance, a metaphor for the restoration of the moral and spiritual life. This leads to renewal and restoration.
Verse 12 is also a metaphor. The distance between North and South can be measured from the different poles, but the distance between East and West – immeasurable. Verse 13 reminds the reader of God’s compassion to those showing respect to Him.